daycare

Inspections show concerns at Whitaker's former Iowa daycare

Inspectors found some violations at a large Iowa daycare center when it was owned by Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker, including deficiencies in 2007 that prompted a downgrade in its license status.

Animal day care takes in pets during owners' hospital visits

For some when they get in the hospital, the first thing on their mind isn't getting treatment -- it's who will be taking care of their dog or cat while they're gone. That's why an area animal day care is teaming up with local hospitals to make sure both pets and patients get the care they need.

Demand for child care locally high, despite claim by closing day care

For parents working full time, child care is a necessity, but the cost is becoming an increasingly large financial burden. In 33 states, child care costs more than the annual in-state tuition at a four-year public college, but rising costs don't seem to have slowed down the need for child care locally.

Minn. Senate passes day care unionization bill

The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill allowing the unionization of home child-care workers in Minnesota after an all-night debate that saw Republicans trying to block the bill.