Camp Ripley
By Gabby Landsverk, Staff Writer The National Guard put boots on the ground in Little Falls Thursday as soldiers from a Camp Ripley medical unit showed up all over town to lend a hand to their neighbors. The event was organized by Second Lieutenant Sarah Schlichting and retired National Guard capta...Read More
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Race adds snow sculpture contest  The third Camp Ripley Winter Warrior Sled Dog Race will be held the weekend of Feb. 14 – 15. Mushers are preparing for a weekend of competition and dog sledding. The trails along the Mississippi are awaiting more snow, but the dogs are howling to go. New to t...Read More
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Camp Ripley announces a community engagement event on November 11 — Veterans Day — on the campus of St. Cloud Technical and Community College. The genesis for the idea began more than 18 months ago when Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota and community partners began talking about the growing number...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Pitted against every branch of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Minnesota Army Nation Guard’s (MNARNG) environmental team won the top environmental award Aug. 27. The team was presented the 2014 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award for Environmental Quality by a...Read More
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Cooperative effort will power Camp Ripley with 100-acre solar energy array By Terry Lehrke, News Editor It was mostly sunny Wednesday — which fit in nicely with the ceremony celebrating a partnership between the Minnesota National Guard and Minnesota Power to power Camp Ripley with solar energy....Read More
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Artillery units from the Minnesota and South Dakota Army National Guard will be conducting qualification training on large caliber weapons at Camp Ripley Aug 7-10. The community may see vapor trails from various rockets and hear loud concussions as the rounds impact in the training area. “We apolo...Read More
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There aren’t many places for state patrol officers to test out what driving 100 mph feels like. However, there aren’t many places like Camp Ripley either. The Emergency Vehicle Operator Course at Camp Ripley served as the site of the Dodge Charger Pursuit Demonstration, Thursday, allowing about ...Read More
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