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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com   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 Guard’s First Battalion, 147th Field Artillery (1-147th) hosted other guard members [...]

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National military reputation and economic influence also contribute By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com 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 stretch of the Mississippi River that runs through Camp Ripley could be the longest [...]

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