New York Mills working on a solution to child care need

Left to right: Mark Hanson, economic development director for New York Mills; Michelle Wilkowski, EHS child care operations director at the Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership; and Nicolas Leonard, director of economic development for Otter Tail County. MinnPost photo by Gregg Aamot

FROM MINNPOST: “In New York Mills, a town of 1,100 people that passes by quickly on U.S. Highway 10, public agencies are working with nonprofit organizations and a handful of employers to create a day care cooperative that will provide care for at least some children who need a place to go. A center planned for an unused space in a county office building is expected to open next year and will have room, eventually, for as many as 36 children.” Read more.