LIDGERWOOD, N.D. - A small North Dakota town plans on using new daycares to keep students in their schools.
Superintendent Mark Weston runs the K-12 school in Lidgerwood, North Dakota. About a year ago, he started the Lidgerwood Public School Foundation.
The foundation has been raising tens of thousands of dollars to bring a new pre-school with a daycare to the area, something he said Lidgerwood needs.
Weston believes this will entice couples with children to move into town and keep the school system afloat.
"We see what's going on in rural North Dakota, we've seen what's going on around town here," said Superintendent Mark Weston. "So everybody's, we're all on the same page, we all want to turn things around and try to draw people into our community."
In the past year, they've raised at least $130,000.