Psychological First Aid course a training method to help recover from a disaster

VERMILLION – People caught up in disasters, like the tornadoes that devastated Moore, Okla. and Granbury, Texas this past month, require more than life-saving first aid – they need psychological first aid. First responders do heroic work saving lives but what about the stress on them and the people they … Read Article

Author’s visit sparked by ‘electronic friendship’ with local student blogger

By Travis Gulbrandson The Internet has made personal correspondence easier than ever, either between relatives, friends or coworkers. One such friendship resulted in a writer of young adult fiction visiting local schools and the city library last week. Thanks in large part to the efforts of local 14-year-old Maddie … Read Article

Miles tells grads to prepare for inevitable ‘highs and lows’

By Travis Gulbrandson Olympic pole-vaulter Derek Miles had some words of advice for the Vermillion High School class of 2013 – learn to navigate the highs and lows of your life, revel in your victories and keep perspective. Miles made his remarks as featured speaker in the graduation ceremony … Read Article