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CAMP RIPLEY

Twenty-five educators from across the state were guests of the Army National Guard as they were given a helicopter ride and a tour of the camp.
The third stop on our 20-site tour of Minnesota's state parks brings us to the center of Minnesota, where two rivers meet and people gathered, traded, battled and passed through, both long before and some time after European settlers came to the region. Crow Wing State Park is a perfectly preserved slice of nature and history.
Fewer than 60 — not 200 — soldiers returned home early from a training stint at the National Guard facility, Brig. Gen. Lowell Kruse clarified Friday.
A spokesperson with the Iowa National Guard disputed Brig. Gen. Kruse's description of events, saying there were just 15 COVID-19-positive soldiers sent back to Iowa from Minnesota during the June training.

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CAMP RIPLEY, Minn. — The Minnesota National Guard and Minnesota Power are joining forces to build a major solar energy project at Camp Ripley.
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