Childcare Challenges for Cook County

Iron Range addressing childcare issues with new facility

As many local parents and employers know, finding adequate daycare can be a struggle. There has been a great deal of discussion on the lack of childcare here in Cook County—and around the region.

WTIP is looking at this issue and what is being done to alleviate this stressful situation for young families.

WTIP reached out to Chis Ismel, community development representative with the Minnesota Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board, to learn more about a childcare project in Mountain Iron. We also spoke with Shawntel Gruba, who is the operator of the Iron Tykes childcare facility.

Here’s Rhonda Silence with more.