Why Childcare Is An Important Issue To All Communities.

As the child care crisis becomes more and more nationally recognized in publications such as Time Magazine and The Des Moines Register, the stories all revolve around the lack of available and affordable care. “With this labor shortage, businesses are having to dig deeper into their employees’ lives to figure out what’s holding them back,…

The need for child care in Winneshiek County

Opinion – Stephanie Fromm, Executive Director of Winneshiek County Development, Inc.  As I drop my three children off for the day, the “mom-guilt” starts to set in almost immediately: leaving my 4-year-old, 2-year-old and 11-month-old for 8+ hours, I drive away trying to mentally prepare for a day that will be filled with unforeseen events,…