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School Liaison Police Officer, D.A.R.E. Programs Continue in Coon Rapids Schools

Posted on November 1, 2016 by in Community Safety, Hometown, Minnesota, News

Coon Rapids, MN

Contracts approved by the Coon Rapids City Council Sept. 6 continue the school liaison officer and D.A.R.E. programs at Anoka-Hennepin District 11 schools in Coon Rapids for the 2016-2017 academic year. One agreement provides school district funding for assigning Coon Rapids Police officers as school liaison officers at Coon Rapids High School, Coon Rapids and […]

Willmar Police Officer Gene Schneider Begins 20th Year as D.A.R.E. Officer

Posted on September 7, 2016 by in Hometown, Minnesota, News, Spotlight


(Willmar MN-) This is the 26th year that Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E., has been taught in the Willmar School District. Willmar Police Officer Gene Schneider has been teaching D.A.R.E. for 20 of those years, and he says the D.A.R.E. curricullum periodically undergoes changes to change with the times… …Schneider says one of the […]

Hibbing High School Sophomore Will Durie DAREs to be the Example

Posted on August 28, 2016 by in Hometown, Minnesota, News, Spotlight, Youth Advisory Board

Will Durie, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advisory Board Minnesota Representative

HIBBING — Hibbing High School sophomore Will Durie has a lot on his plate. The teen is a three-season athlete, a musician and a member of his school’s TADA (Teens Against Drugs and Alcohol) group. He also sings, participates in the Knowledge Bowl and math teams, and keeps his grades at a 4.0 average. Durie […]

Countywide D.A.R.E. Graduation Held in Lanesboro

Posted on June 7, 2015 by in Hometown, Minnesota

Fillmore County Sheriff Tom Kaase opened the DARE graduation ceremony with a history of how it began 25 years ago. BRETTA GRABAU/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWS GROUP

From Bluff Country Newspaper. Photo: Fillmore County Sheriff Tom Kaase opened the DARE graduation ceremony with a history of how it began 25 years ago. BRETTA GRABAU/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWS GROUP. This year, students from five area schools, Lanesboro, Kingsland, Mabel-Canton, Rushford-Peterson and Fillmore Central, gathered in the Lanesboro gymnasium to receive certificates for completing the 10-lesson DARE […]

Two Harbors D.A.R.E. Students Give Back

Posted on May 31, 2015 by in Hometown, Minnesota, News

D.A.R.E. Students Give Back

From Fox 21 Online. Students Pick Up Trash TWO HARBORS, Minn. – The weather was perfect Wednesday afternoon for dozens of D.A.R.E students in Two Harbors to give back and pick up trash. It’s part of the D.A.R.E program’s education to make good decisions. “Just trying to keep the earth healthy for generations and generations.  Other […]

DARE Graduation Held Last Week

Posted on April 18, 2015 by in Hometown, Minnesota

Chatfield DARE Officer Aaron Miliander

From the Spring Grove Herald. Photo: Chatfield DARE Officer Aaron Miliander addresses the 2015 Chatfield Elementary School DARE class. GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/CHATFIELD NEWS. Aaron Miliander DAREs kids to dialog. “If your son or daughter is asking questions about what they learned from the DARE program, it starts a dialog about the decisions these kids face,” said […]

Cub® Foods Donates $50,000 to Minnesota D.A.R.E.

Posted on January 22, 2015 by in Hometown, Minnesota, News

Cub Truck DARE

From Minnesota D.A.R.E. Funds to support Minnesota D.A.R.E.’s 25-year effort of helping youth make safe, healthy choices every day. STILLWATER, MINN. (Jan. 15, 2015) — In honor of the 25th anniversary of Minnesota D.A.R.E., a program aimed at educating the state’s youth on how to make safe and healthy choices each and every day, Cub® Foods […]

160 Hermantown Students Graduate From D.A.R.E.

Posted on November 25, 2014 by in Hometown, Minnesota

160 Hermantown Students Graduate From DARE

From FOX 21 News. HERMANTOWN – After 10 long weeks of studying, 160 Hermantown 6th graders packed the gym to commit to a life above the influence during their D.A.R.E. graduation. Hermantown is the only school in the Twin Ports keeping the tradition alive. The program teaches kids the effects of peer pressure and drug […]

Supervalu Surprises Minnesota D.A.R.E. Program at Annual Golf Scramble

Posted on October 26, 2014 by in Hometown, Minnesota


Waconia, MN—SUPERVALU surprised Minnesota D.A.R.E. at their Annual Golf Scramble in Waconia with a new D.A.R.E. Logo Tractor Trailer.  This trailer is now the third D.A.R.E. logo trailer in the SUPERVALU fleet.  SUPERVALU also purchased a new chromed-out tractor to pull the trailer when it is going out for show. SUPERVALU has been the largest […]

Twin Ports law enforcement host forum on internet safety

Posted on October 19, 2014 by in Hometown, Minnesota

Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge

From www.northlandsnewscenter.com. Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) – Police on both sides of the bridge showed Northlanders how they crack internet crimes during a forum in Duluth on Thursday. Law enforcement met with community members at Duluth East High School to talk about the dangers of internet and social media in the 21st century. From online predators, […]