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Photo courtesy of the Minnesota National Guard
Photo courtesy of the Minnesota National Guard
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Camp Ripley to Host National Emergency Training Exercise

Camp Ripley will be one of three locations in Minnesota to hold a national exercise to test emergency response procedures.

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Chris Ring swims down the Mississippi River. (Photo: Legacies Alive)
Chris Ring swims down the Mississippi River. (Photo: Legacies Alive)
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Navy Veteran Swims Mississippi River To Honor Fallen Heroes and Their Families [VIDEO]

A Navy Veteran is attempting to be the first american to swim the Mississippi River, but his reasons are for much more then the glory. It's a challenge many of us would back away from, but for Chris Ring it's a way to honor our fallen heroes.

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Photo courtesy of the Minnesota National Guard
Photo courtesy of the Minnesota National Guard
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Civilian Role Players Needed at Camp Ripley

Role players are need for a training exercise at Camp Ripley. They are recruiting over 40 local residents to participate in a pre-deployment cultural immersion training for the U.S. National Guard. The exercise will take place from May 26th through July 25th.

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Camp Ripley
Camp Ripley
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Over 50 Temporary Jobs Available At Camp Ripley

A large National Guard Training Exercise is set to begin at Camp Ripley in May which will bring over 50 job openings to the area.

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Camp Ripley Conducting Controlled Burns

If you live near Camp Ripley and see smoke or fire over the camp, do not be alarmed.

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Photos Courtesy of Camp Ripley
Photos Courtesy of Camp Ripley
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Mild Winter Forces Two Camp Ripley Events To Be Cancelled

The lack of snow has caused the cancellation of two winter events at Camp Ripley.

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Photo courtesy of Wreaths For The Fallen
Photo courtesy of Wreaths For The Fallen
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Order Your Wreath Now For The State Veterans Cemetery

A record number of wreaths are expected to be placed at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery at Camp Ripley this holiday season. "Wreaths For The Fallen" placed almost 3,600 wreaths last December. That number could grow by more than 500 this year.

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Photo courtesy of the Minnesota National Guard
Photo courtesy of the Minnesota National Guard
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Camp Ripley Planning To Build Large Solar Energy Array

A 100-acre solar energy array is being built at Camp Ripley. The Minnesota National Guard and Minnesota Power of Duluth are partnering to build a 10-megawatt utility-scale facility.

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Officers practice driving the new Dodge Charger Pursuit vehicle at Camp Ripley. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Officers practice driving the new Dodge Charger Pursuit vehicle at Camp Ripley. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Law Enforcement Practice Pursuit Skills at Camp Ripley Emergency Vehicle Course [VIDEO]

Law enforcement throughout the region met at Camp Ripley's Emergency Vehicle Course, to get hands on experience in some newly designed pursuit vehicles.

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Reul Pietz (Photo: Minnesota Military Museum)
Reul Pietz (Photo: Minnesota Military Museum)
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Minnesota Military Museum to Honor St. Cloud Veteran

The Minnesota Military Museum at Camp Ripley will be honoring a St. Cloud Veteran this month for their Featured Veteran of the Month exhibit.

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