DNR: 89 Deer Taken At First Camp Ripley 2-Day Bow HuntThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says 89 deer were taken from the first two-day bow hunt at Camp Ripley Military Reservation near Little Falls. The event was held last weekend and is the first of two archery hunts at Camp Ripley
Tap Talk: Craft Beer & Wine Tasting At 'Cheers To Morrison County'Drink amazing craft beer and wine at Morrison County's Camp Ripley this weekend – all for a good cause!
Large Solar Project To Be Built At Camp Ripley The Guard and Duluth-based Minnesota Power on Wednesday announced a $25 million plan to build a 10-megawatt solar array spanning 100 acres at Camp Ripley, the largest military base in Minnesota.
DFL Rep. Lesch Released From National Guard DutyA Minnesota state representative has gotten a pass on National Guard duty that would have required him to miss the rest of the legislative session.
DFL Rep. Lesch Called Up To National GuardA Minnesota state representative is getting a National Guard call-up that means he'll miss the rest of the legislative session. Rep. John Lesch, a St. Paul Democrat, has been summoned to training at Camp Ripley.
Minn.’s 34th Combat Aviation Brigade Heads Back To Middle EastSoldiers from the Minnesota National Guard's 34th Combat Aviation Brigade are going back to the Middle East. More than 200 soldiers will train for two weeks at Camp Ripley in Minnesota, then leave for Texas is June.
12 Deer Taken In Season's 1st Youth Deer HuntsWet, windy weather made it challenging for participants in Camp Ripley's 12th annual archery deer hunt for youth. The hunt drew 137 hunters to the Camp Ripley military reservation last weekend, while 13 other young people hunted next door at the Nature Conservancy's Lake Alexander Preserve.
Hunting Despite Challenges: Wounded Vets Find Healing In Nature It's 4 a.m. on a Tuesday and breakfast is sizzling on the griddle. The hunters are clad in blaze-orange and preparing for a day in the woods. But in this deer camp of sorts, hunters come in wheel chairs, braces and scooters. Their appetite is for little more than to get out into the woods.
Love The Outdoors? The DNR Is Looking For 18 Conservation OfficersIt's one of the most desired jobs in law enforcement: being a state conservation officer. Major Roger Tietz has worn the DNR uniform for more than 31 years. After working years in the field, he is now the operations support manager for the Department of Natural Resources.
Camp Ripley Deer Hunt Applications Open July 1The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources begins accepting applications next Tuesday, July 1, for the two special archery deer hunts at Camp Ripley. Because of military training needs, this year's hunts are being held about a week later than usual: the weekends of Oct. 26-27 and Nov. 2-3.
42 New Troopers Graduating From Training At Camp RipleyJust in time for the busy holiday travel weekend, Minnesota is getting some new state troopers. Forty two new state troopers cadets are graduating Thursday after four months of training at Camp Ripley.
Minn. National Guard Launches New Drone Facility The Minnesota National Guard has officially launched its new $3.9 million Unmanned Aircraft Operations Facility at Camp Ripley. Officials showed off the new 13,000-square-foot building Friday at a grand opening ceremony, giving the public a chance to see how the unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, work.