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July 10, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz (upper, second from the right) speaks during a discussion roundtable intended to tackle the issue of child care in rural Minnesota. The gathering, hosted Wednesday, July 10, at the Initiative Foundation in Little Falls, brought together law makers, day care providers, nonprofit heads and others to brainstorm solutions for a problem with ramifications for nearly every aspect of society. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
‘People are desperate’: Walz holds roundtable to discuss Minnesota's limited rural child care
July 10, 2019 - 8:54pm
June 7, 2019
Children play with Play-Doh at Summer Emison's daycare in West Duluth on March 28.Left to right, Echo Kedrowski, Ethan Melde, LaNyiah Williams, Olivia Schaffer, DeMariante Williams, and Chance Barry. David Ballard Photography
Greater Minnesota asked lawmakers to help solve the child care crisis. Here's what happened
June 7, 2019 - 4:34pm
March 26, 2019
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
Minnesota child care fraud debate starts then fizzles at the Capitol
March 26, 2019 - 1:25pm
March 13, 2019
Lawmakers returned to the Minnesota State Capitol Jan. 8, 2019, for the reconvening of the Legislature. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Fraud exists in Minnesota childcare assistance program, but not $100 million worth, report says
March 13, 2019 - 11:29am
January 17, 2019
Greater Minnesota groups to get $1.5 million to grow child care access
January 17, 2019 - 11:19am
August 19, 2018
Problems within child care licensing persist in Minnesota, North Dakota
August 19, 2018 - 6:00am
May 15, 2018
Former state emloyee Scott Stillman testifies about day care fraud in front of a Minnesota Senate committee Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Child care fraud-terrorism connection report bothers Minnesota lawmakers
May 15, 2018 - 9:39pm
May 7, 2018
Day care operator Julie Seydel says on Monday, May 7, 2018, that legislation being considered by the Minnesota Senate would help keep day care providers in business. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Senators vote to ease Minnesota child care rules
May 7, 2018 - 4:42pm
March 28, 2018
Bonnie Murphy, with 9-month-old daughter Charlotte, enjoy the Minnesota Capitol Wednesday, March 28, 2018. They traveled from Mankato to St. Paul to rally in favor of improved relations with state child care regulators. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Child care workers say state inspectors too finicky
March 28, 2018 - 6:54pm
March 25, 2018
Sarah Schindler, Director of New Beginnings Preschool and Child Care Center at Hope Evangelical Covenant Church in Grand Forks, plays with a group of children at the center including (L-R) McKenna Johnson, Ingrid Kiefer and Bailey Johnson recently. (Eric Hylden / Forum News Service)
Counting the cost of kids: Child goes from zero to 18 only $233,610 at a time
March 25, 2018 - 6:05am
December 6, 2017
Lack of adequate child care identified as priority issue
December 6, 2017 - 11:00am
April 3, 2013
3 suspended at Fargo YMCA after 4-year-old left out in cold
April 3, 2013 - 7:58am