Photos by Tucker Henderson

New York Mills sixth graders pledged to be drug and alcohol free during the annual DARE graduation at the school last week. NY Mills Police Chief Bobby Berndt led the program, which featured a number of DARE essays being read and awarding diplomas to the students. Among the students who participated in the DARE program last week was Shauna Geiser and Hadley Kline (above), Daisy Lalum (bottom right), Kash Wacker (below right), Cyrus Aho and Spencer Koljonen (bottom left) and Addy Wilhelmi (below left ).