January 20, 2018


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Encounter with D.A.R.E. Officer First Sparked RCPD Lieutenant’s Desire to Serve Community

Posted on Nov 29th, 2017

Freidline said meeting a female officer when she was a student made her want to pursue a job in law enforcement. Erin Freidline didn’t know early in life that she would be part of the police…

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D.A.R.E. Essay Winners Honored by City Council

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016

Great Bend Mayor Mike Allison presents certificates to the latest D.A.R.E. essay winners, fifth graders from the five Great Bend elementary schools, as their teachers watch during the Great Bend City Council meeting Monday night.

The Great Bend Police Department’s Drug Abuse Resistance Eduction program joined forces with city officials at Monday night’s City Council meeting to recognize 10 fifth-grade students for writing…

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D.A.R.E. Program Emphasizes Responsibility

Posted on Nov 14th, 2016

Sixth-grade students from Bradley, Eisenhower and MacArthur elementary schools graduated from D.A.R.E. Image: Sixth-grader Meryn Rodgers reads her D.A.R.E. essay, selected as the best at Bradley…

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Lindsborg Student Wins State D.A.R.E. Essay Contest

Posted on Aug 10th, 2016

Taylor Hinderliter, 2016 Kansas State D.A.R.E. Essay Winner

TOPEKA – (August 9,2016) – A Lindsborg middle school student has been named the winner of this year’s state D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) essay contest, Kansas Attorney General…

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How D.A.R.E. Has Changed My Life

Posted on Jul 6th, 2016

Taylor Hinderliter’s D.A.R.E. essay, How D.A.R.E. Has Changed My Life, was selected as the top essay for the state of Kansas. Taylor is a Lindsborg resident. Imagine this. You’re at a party…

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Schools and computer-savvy students wrestle with Internet safety

Posted on Nov 4th, 2014

Now that schools see students as important allies in helping teachers take their classrooms into the digital age, comfort levels with the Internet are being tried and tested. DAMIAN DOVARGANES/THE…

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Logan Brown, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Alumna – Kansas

Posted on Aug 19th, 2013

Hi Everyone! My name is Logan Brown. I am the Kansas Representative for D.A.R.E. Youth Advocacy Board. I graduated from D.A.R.E. in the 6th grade and was the winner of the D.A.R.E. essay contest. I…

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