Camp Ripley

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Minnesota Getting More Conservation Officers

Nine candidates begin training at Camp Ripley on Wednesday to become Minnesota conservation officers.


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Minn. Snowplow Operators Getting Ready For Winter

It’s not quite fall yet, but Minnesota snowplow operators already are getting ready for winter.


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Reserve Soldiers Train On New, Big Gun At Camp Ripley

Minnesota soldiers got a chance to train with the latest and greatest in new weapons on Wednesday at Camp Ripley. It’s the M-777 canon designed to hit a target with near complete accuracy up to 15 miles away.


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More Minn. Troops Deploy This Weekend

Hundreds more families will be saying farewell to their loved ones Friday as more National Guard members deploy.


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Rochester Dad Prepares To Lead Guard Unit In Gulf

One frigid morning in November, Col. Eric Kerska watched young soldiers at Camp Ripley struggle to assemble a 50-caliber machine gun perched on a table.




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