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"Community Options" ~ National Radio Day ~ Childcare Help ~ The Florence Tornado of '44

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Monday, August 22, 2022 - Community Options helps people with developmental disabilities establish goals, overcome barriers, and become self-sufficient. We visit with Shannon Rolandson, outreach officer in Minot. ~~~ Saturday was National Radio Day. We take the occasion to visit with Bill Thomas, our director of radio. ~~~ Parents across North Dakota have been struggling to find day-care slots for their children. Part of that is caused by staff turnover amid low wages. The state is trying to address the issue by providing incentives for workers. Comments from Kay Larson, director, North Dakota Department of Human Services Early Childhood Division. ~~~ In another episode of TellTale, Dakota Folklife and Stories, we hear from a Fargo resident who experienced the Florence, South Dakota, tornado of 1944.

Learn more about the childcare incentives here.