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Python Found Near Military Camp Shot/Killed

A surprising discovery was made recently near the Camp Ripley military base in central Minnesota.

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Soldiers practice shooting at Camp Ripley (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Soldiers practice shooting at Camp Ripley (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Everyday Heroes: Minnesota National Guard [VIDEO]

Everyday Heroes -- A new WJON weekly series spotlighting those who put their life on the line everyday to keep our communities safe. This week's episode features the National Guard.

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Several Central Minnesota Communities, 2 Counties to get Yellow Ribbon Status

The newest Yellow Ribbon networks are scheduled to be proclaimed tomorrow (Wednesday) at a Yellow Ribbon Proclamation Ceremony being held at Camp Ripley's Emergency Management Training Center.

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Camp Ripley Celebrates New Drone Base [AUDIO, PHOTOS]

Camp Ripley is celebrating the grand opening of the newest Unmanned Aircraft Systems Facility.

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Camp Ripley Fights Fires, Guard Actived to Assist Around the State

The Camp Ripley Fire Department battled two fires within the training area of the camp, while Gov. Dayton activated the National Guard to help fight other fires around the state.

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Camp Ripley Conducting Controlled Burns This Week

For those of you who live near Camp Ripley, expect to see and smell smoke over the next several days. The Camp Ripley Fire Department will conduct controlled burns today (Monday) through Friday, between the hours of noon and 8:00 p.m.

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Veterans College Fair to be Held At Camp Ripley

Camp Ripley is hosting a college fair for veterans.

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Minnesota National Guard Continues Critical Role in Middle East [AUDIO]

Earlier this month we marked the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq war. With Operation New Dawn, U.S. soldiers are no longer serving in combat missions in Iraq, but we still have a lot troops in the region.

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Camp Ripley Is Home to UAS Base [AUDIO]

Camp Ripley is home to a UAS base that prepares troops for combat.

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Military Museum Approved For $15k Grant

A $15,000 grant will go towards improving the Minnesota Military Museum on Camp Ripley.

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