Edwards and Stafford Counties Come Up with Solutions

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Like many parents across Kansas, Edwards County Extension Agent Trisha Greene was having great difficulty finding day care in Kinsley, where she lives and works.

After visiting with the local economic development director, they decided to put together a committee to search for solutions.

Read the full article from the Salina Journal:

Some rural Kansas counties implementing day care crisis solutions (salina.com)

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