When the Parshall community daycare closed recently, the situation not only impacted Parshall, but the child care industry in the surrounding as well. A closer look at the industry finds that most daycare facilities in the area are full, nearly full or have waiting lists.
When Kim Sanderson started her job at the Parshall Community Day Care Center in September of 1997 and Brooke Locken followed shortly after in June of 1998 they excitedly waited for the laughter and happy squeals from the little ones that would enter their doorway.
Area crops are doing well in most parts of the area in spite of a month of wild weather that has witnessed temperatures topping 90 degrees and dipping into the 30s along with storms dropping four inches or more of rain.
With a combined career in city government that lasted more than three decades, Mayor Richard Bolkan and City Council Member Shirley Folden have witnessed a boatload of changes in Parshall over the years. With a special meeting at the end of June, they ended their time on the Parshall City Council and turned their positions over the Kyle Christianson and Robert Morenski.