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11/21/2019
Sara got the help she needed from The Village
No man is an island, Thomas Merton wrote. Much of the satisfaction and enjoyment in our lives stems from our relationships . Family. Friends. Colleagues. Romantic partners. They are central to our physical and emotional wellbeing. Relationships are also incredibly challenging, problematic and, at times, painful. Because at the core...
10/22/2019
Culture in the workplace is about feeling valued and heard
By Robert Jones | EAP Trainer | The Village Business Institute What is the most valuable aspect of your organization? Often people respond with their building, technology, the service they provide, or the proprietary secrets that set them apart. Some may even say the people. All these things are good...
10/16/2019
Halloween decorations, costumes or haunted houses can be too scary for children
Among the goblins, ghouls, and other ghastly beings that emerge during the month of October is something truly haunting: a child who’s been traumatized by something she’s seen. RaeAnn Kaczmarski with The Village Family Service Center’s Moorhead office recently visited with KVRR’s Morning Show about when Halloween creates more fright...
10/10/2019
North Dakota is often labeled for its binge-drinking culture
How would you answer the question, “What makes North Dakota famous?” We are certainly famous for the weather and Bison football. Sadly, we are also known as the “ booziest state in America ” and a host of other unsavory labels related to a binge-drinking culture. We can’t change the...
10/2/2019
It is possible to be content and strive to achieve more.
By John E. Trombley, MMgt I remember thinking 40-plus years ago, “If we can just make $25,000 a year, we’ll have it made!” Then it was $30,000, then $50,000, then $75,000. Enough was never enough. “Having it made” was always just … out … of … reach. Little did I...