USD’s athletic department still evaluating effects of COVID-19

Putting the entire sports world on hold is affecting more than just the athletes on the court. Athletic Department’s around the country are adjusting to their lives at home and are trying to evaluate and plan for the future. USD Athletic Director David Herbster and the rest of USD’s athletic department staff are transitioning to […]

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Local pastor connects with congregation online

Having a normal routine is no longer a given. Going grocery shopping, hanging out with friends and worshipping at weekly church services aren’t an option anymore as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop. But Nicole Clade, pastor of Vermillion’s First United Methodist Church, has developed a new daily routine that she is sharing with all […]

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How COVID-19 compares to past pandemics

Correction: The graph and previous version of the article state that the Swine Flu of 2009 caused 151 million deaths, when there were actually 151,700-575,400 death according to the CDC. The Volante regrets this error. COVID-19 first appeared in Wuhan, China in December of 2019. Since then, the disease has spread to more than 600,000 […]

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