New downtown daycare to open in spring of 2019, 160 slots for children

By |2018-08-16T15:52:49-05:00August 16th, 2018|

A new daycare in downtown Mankato is receiving funds from the City to meet childcare needs and create new jobs. A request by Candice Deal-Bartell for a 125-thousand dollar loan from the Economic Development Authority has been approved for Cultivate Mankato, LLC at the corner of Main Street and Broad Street. City Manager Pat Hentges says the daycare has the potential of 160-slots for children.  "It's a well-needed crisis, you know as people are aware, for example, people may be paying upwards to for two children $1,600 a month for daycare, if they're a working couple. It's a crisis in greater [...]