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Matthys' DARE essay named Best in State

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To graduate from Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE), one of the requirements is to write an essay, stating what’s been learned.


Spring Valley fifth grader Madeline Matthys wrote one, but didn’t like it, so she started over again.

It turned out to be a wise decision, as her second version was named the Best in State by the Wisconsin DARE Officers Association.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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