Camp Ripley
Monument given by Norway dedicated at Camp Ripley  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   A piece of Norway has been brought to Minnesota to celebrate the successful and long-running United States/Norwegian Reciprocal Troop Exchange program. Since 1974, about 100 members of the Norwegian Home Guard...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), a division of AmeriCorps, has descended upon Camp Ripley to help in a variety of projects. The group of 11 individuals from around the country are also there to learn. Harold Parsons, from Massachusetts, is the media represen...Read More
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The company’s goal is to be dependable and have timely service By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Not too long ago, two friends sat down and brainstormed about what Little Falls needed as far as a unique business was concerned. Dave Lester and Jeff Hines, both of Little Falls, came up with Sober Ride, ...Read More
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As fate would have it, last Monday about a third of the Record’s newspaper staff had a tour of Camp Ripley in the morning. Monday, you may recall, was the same day that, in late afternoon just over a dozen anti-war people protested outside Camp Ripley’s gates — along with just over a dozen vet...Read More
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Peace vigil, protest at Camp Ripley’s gates stirs controversy By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The exercises at Camp Ripley usually involve training soldiers and public safety agencies. But the exercises at the National Guard base Monday involved the constitutional right to free speech. Two factions ...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer [email protected]   Morrison County residents may have noticed loud noise coming from the direction of Camp Ripley during the past two weeks. Some of those booms came from a South Dakota Guard unit doing their annual training. South Dakota National Gua...Read More
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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will begin accepting applications July 1, for the 2012 regular archery deer hunts at Camp Ripley near Little Falls. Hunters may pick from only one of two hunting seasons, Oct. 18 – 19 (Thursday – Friday; code 668) or Oct. 27 – 28 ...Read More
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National military reputation and economic influence also contribute By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer [email protected] Camp Ripley was recently visited by producers of a National Geographic feature on the Mississippi River. “One of the producers told us that they believe the 18-mile stret...Read More
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