Initiative offers tools to improve kindergarten readiness
Some of the 3- and 4-year-olds at New London-Spicer's preschool screening couldn't wait to tear into their new blue backpacks and pull out crayons, paintboxes and books.
It's the reaction that members of the United Way of Kandiyohi County's new Empower initiative were hoping for when they invested this year in more than 700 of the packs -- enough for every pre-kindergarten child in Kandiyohi County.
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