Treasure Island along with St. Paul Saints Baseball, were excited to celebrate Minnesota D.A.R.E. as the first Goin’ Yard for Youth nonprofit. They recently presented Minnesota D.A.R.E. with a check for $9,000, so we can further their mission of teaching students good decision making skills to help them lead a safe and healthy life.
From:
Kathi Ackerman, MSW, LICSW, LADC
Executive Director
Minnesota D.A.R.E., Inc.
D.A.R.E. Took the Field on Sunday at the Twins

D.A.R.E. Took the Field on Sunday at the Twins

Sunday's D.A.R.E. Day with the Twins was a huge success! Thanks to all of you who participated in the game as approximately 1000 took the field to open the game! Hennepin Co. Sheriff Dewanna Witt and TC lead the parade onto the field. New York Mills PD carried the...

Minnesota D.A.R.E. 2024 Poster Contest Winner

Minnesota D.A.R.E. 2024 Poster Contest Winner

A Roseau Elementary student was selected as the winner of the 2024 Minnesota D.A.R.E. poster contest. Anastyn is participating in the D.A.R.E. program, at Roseau Elementary School, under the direction of the Roseau Police Department. D.A.R.E. Officer Zach Manka...

18 New D.A.R.E. Officers Certified in Minnesota

18 New D.A.R.E. Officers Certified in Minnesota

Minnesota D.A.R.E. welcomed 18 newly certified D.A.R.E. officers from the 54th class trained in Minnesota. These officers completed their two weeks of training conducted by Minnesota D.A.R.E. and hosted by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Minnesota D.A.R.E. has...

Minnesota D.A.R.E. Class #53

Minnesota D.A.R.E. Class #53

Minnesota D.A.R.E. welcomed 19 newly-certified D.A.R.E. officers from the 53rd class trained in Minnesota. These officers completed their two weeks of training, which was held October 2-13, 2023, conducted by Minnesota D.A.R.E., and hosted by the Maple Grove Police...

Minnesota D.A.R.E. Provides Training for Officers in Autism

Minnesota D.A.R.E. Provides Training for Officers in Autism

Stillwater, MN—Minnesota D.A.R.E. and the Minnesota D.A.R.E. Officer’s Association recently conducted their summer conference in Stillwater. It was hosted at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, with UNFI and Cub Foods donating the food and beverages. This year’s...

D.A.R.E. Returning to Hennepin County, MN

D.A.R.E. Returning to Hennepin County, MN

Hennepin County Sheriff Dawanna Witt and Twin's Mascot, T.C., lead the D.A.R.E. parade at this year's D.A.R.E./Twins game on April 30th. Sheriff Witt is working with Minnesota D.A.R.E. to return D.A.R.E. to Hennepin Co. She believes in our children, prevention, and...

Minnesota D.A.R.E. Class #52

Minnesota D.A.R.E. Class #52

Minnesota D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) welcomed 21 law enforcement candidates into Minnesota D.A.R.E. Class #52 on Monday, January 23, 2022. They have been accepted to attend the intensive two-week training hosted by the Washington County Sheriff’s...

A Different Kind of D.A.R.E.

A Different Kind of D.A.R.E.

The principle is still the same: Friendly officers from the Moorhead Police Department come to fifth grade classrooms every day to prepare kids to make good decisions. But if you attended elementary school in the 1980s and 1990s, when the nationwide program was in its...