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June 21, 2013
Child care assistance being expanded
Changes at the state and federal level will allow more North Dakota parents to qualify for child care assistance, but reimbursement levels may not keep up with provider rates. Child care has been a growing need in North Dakota for decades, but it has become a critical necessity to...
June 21, 2013 - 12:00am
May 2, 2013
Merit-based scholarships made more flexible
BISMARCK -- High school students will have more flexibility with the state merit-based scholarship under a bill passed Wednesday. The scholarship requires a high school student to fulfill certain courses to qualify, including two units of a foreign language. House Bill 1258 now...
May 2, 2013 - 12:00am
April 30, 2013
Bill expands child care capacity, funding
BISMARCK -- Child care facilities will be able to take on more children, and families will be in a better position to afford child care with a bill passed Tuesday. The Legislature sent Gov. Jack Dalrymple House Bill 1422, which bumps up the state's cap on the number of children...
April 30, 2013 - 10:45pm
March 9, 2013
Shortage of child care a concern in western ND
WATFORD CITY -- Nikki Darrington has her dream job, working as a soil conservationist for the National Resources Conservation Service in Watford City. But the mother of two had to postpone her start date by two months while she waited for child care to become available, after being...
March 9, 2013 - 12:00am
February 16, 2013
Lawmaker: 'It is difficult to provide child care'
BISMARCK -- A handful of female lawmakers fear the Legislature is not properly addressing child care and children's issues. Senate Assistant Minority Leader Joan Heckamen, D-New Rockford, and Rep. Kathy Hawken. R-Fargo, held a news conference Friday morning, saying they are worried...
February 16, 2013 - 12:00am
January 22, 2013
Kidz Ark Day Care moves from Sidney, Mont., to Dickinson
When Betty Njos moved to Dickinson in October, she brought her day care, Kidz Ark, with her. "The mothers can't work because there's no day...
January 22, 2013 - 12:00am
August 2, 2012
ND lawmakers review proposed property tax cuts
BISMARCK (AP) -- Weeks after North Dakota voters thrashed a proposal to abolish all property taxes, state lawmakers are mulling ideas to cut residential property taxes and restrict local governments' ability to dole out tax breaks. Some proposals would apply property taxes to farm...
August 2, 2012 - 12:00am
July 19, 2012
Officials brainstorm solutions to stressed child care network
City, county and state officials, along with child care providers and other interested parties, met Wednesday in Dickinson at the Badlands Activities Center to brainstorm solutions to relieve the area's overstretched child care network. Suggestions include finding empty buildings...
July 19, 2012 - 12:00am
July 14, 2012
Dickinson meeting to focus on child care crisis in Oil Patch
The North Dakota Department of Human Services, North Dakota Association of Oil & Gas Producing Counties, North Dakota Child Care Providers Inc. and several organizations will hold a workshop at 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Dickinson State University Badlands Activities Center to discuss...
July 14, 2012 - 12:00am
June 17, 2012
Day care options reduced as Killdeer's center closes
Killdeer lost its largest licensed child care center June 1 when Patty Gerriets' day care closed. Dodge resident Sarah Duttenhefner's two children, ages 4 and 8, attended Gerriets' day care until this month. Duttenhefner said parents received notice in February that the day care...
June 17, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
Energy funding set aside to help Oil Patch child care crunch
BISMARCK -- State officials agreed Wednesday to move forward with a pilot program that aims to provide more child care in western North Dakota's Oil Patch. The Board of University and School Lands set aside $500,000 of energy impact grant funding for the cost-share program. Oil-producing...
June 14, 2012 - 12:00am
February 6, 2011
Area deals with day care shortage
Available licensed child care is becoming a hot commodity these days amid a population influx and many agencies are reporting shortages. "We have a child care shortage across the state, but it's particularly significant in oil country where we have young people moving in and the...
February 6, 2011 - 12:00am