Nine candidates begin training at Camp Ripley on Wednesday to become Minnesota conservation officers.
It’s not quite fall yet, but Minnesota snowplow operators already are getting ready for winter.
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.
Hundreds more families will be saying farewell to their loved ones Friday as more National Guard members deploy.
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.