daycare

Man Hurt In Fire At House Hosting Daycare in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A two-alarm fire injures one man and displaces a daycare in a house in Moorhead. Moorhead Fire Department was called to 710 12th street north at noon. When they arrived, firefighters encountered smoke and flames in the upper story kitchen, but were able to quickly knock down the fire. According to department officials the kids in daycare…

Community art piece goes up in West Fargo neighborhood

Art work installation brings exposure to River's Bend community and Fargo area.

WEST FARGO, N.D. -A community art piece is up for display in the River’s Bend neighborhood in West Fargo. The house-shaped artwork comes from The River’s Bend Corporation. The project’s goal is to bring exposure to the neighborhood and attractions, restaurants and businesses in the metro. The structure stands at 11 feet tall and features artwork from children from three…

Daycare Provider Charged After Baby Dies While Sleeping In Car Seat

30-year-old Kayla Styles was arrested Tuesday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Sioux Falls daycare provider is charged with manslaughter after a baby became strangled in a car seat and died. Prosecutors say Kayla Styles left the 9-month-old boy in the seat to nap on November 14. When she checked on him two hours later, he was slumped down with the seat’s straps pressing against his neck….

Beating The Odds, community gathers to help pay little girl’s medical bills

FARGO N.D – At the Avalon Center in Fargo people gathered here for Finley’s Fight Fundraiser to help support the one–year–old who suffered a non–accidental traumatic brain injury leaving her with a fractured skull at daycare. The event is not able to mourn an injury but celebrating a turnaround. “She was in the ICU fighting her life for many, many…

Children of Hope Childcare Holds Grand Opening

The owners say they want to give kids a place to learn while still having fun

FARGO, N.D. — Children of Hope Childcare celebrated their grand opening by officially cutting the ribbon with the Chamber. The owners say the daycare is different because it has wide open spaces for kids to play. They want to give children a place to learn while still having fun. Babies, toddlers, and older kids all have their own sections, and there’s…

Jeremiah’s Program Holds Annual “Generation Builders” Luncheon

Jeremiah's Program helps single mothers in poverty

FARGO, N.D. —  Jeremiah’s Program held its “Generation Builders” luncheon to highlight the progress since the opening of its new campus. Jeremiah’s Program helps single mothers in poverty by preparing them for the workplace and readying their children for school. Its new campus opened four months ago. It includes 20 apartments and an on–site child development center. One of the mothers…

Two Daycare Workers Accused Of Child Abuse

Allegedly Picked Kids Up And Slammed Them To The Ground, Stepped On Them, Banged Heads

Gallagher and WendtSIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Disturbing details are emerging about two former employees at a Sioux Falls daycare. 31-year-old Teresa Gallagher and 22-year-old Kenedi Wendt were arrested on Friday and were each charged with 25 counts of child abuse. Police say the two were harming children three to four years old during nap-time at Little Blessings Learning Center. They’re…

Northern And Central Minnesota Seeing A Daycare Shortage

2,500 children in the northwestern part of the state can't get the day care they need

Research shows that rural Minnesota is seeing a shortage of day care options. The Center for Rural Policy and Development found the northern and central parts of the state are particularly affected. The research estimates that roughly 2,500 children in the northwestern part of the state can’t get the day care they need. Small in-home day cares are closing at…

Settlement Reached in Drowning Death of Velva Girl

The charges were filed after a probe into the June 2015 death of a girl who was supervised by an unlicensed day care worker in Velva

  NORTH DAKOTA — Three people have reached a settlement in the drowning death of a 5-year-old girl in Velva. The state will pay over $72,000 to cover the costs of defending themselves in court after charges were dropped. Julie Leer, a former lawyer for the Department of Human Services, will get $28,000. The regional Human Services director in Minot…