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Vigilant Guard Training Drill At Camp Ripley

Cars crushed by cement, civilians trapped in buildings. The circumstances may seem extreme… But it’s all just a drill. It’s known as the Vigilant Guard. It combines nearly 2,000 civilian and military first responders to come together to fight a simulated catastrophe. And the...

Northwoods Adventure – Camp Ripley Rendezvous

It’s the largest Scouting event in the Central Region for the Boy Scouts of America, and every four years, Camp Ripley plays host. Over 4,000 scouts attended this year’s Camp Ripley Rendezvous, and could participate in numerous team-building challenges, as well as other fun...

Community Spotlight – Teacher Appreciation Day at Camp Ripley

The Minnesota Military Museum opened their doors Saturday to teachers to showcase what resources they can offer to them and their classes. And the teachers are truly appreciative of what the museum did for them. But the day was more to show the museum is a resource teachers can...

Bemidji Visits Camp Ripley

Authorities in Bemidji took a helicopter flight to and from Camp Ripley. The goal, according to the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) organization, was for them to gain a strong appreciation of the Minnesota National Guard through learning more. Find out more about...

Camp Ripley Hosts ACUB Meeting

Military bases were originally places in areas away from development. But over the years as bases increased training and hired more employees, the areas surrounding the bases are being developed. To keep their neighbors safer and training areas less encroached by development;...

Camp Ripley Unveils New Education Center

Camp Ripley’s brand new, $19.5 million education center has been officially opened. The now completed facility features nine classrooms capable of holding over 425 students, 48 hotel style rooms for lodging, as well as a 200-person theater and a dining area that can serve 1,200...

Winter Fire Safety

Along with winter come the normal dangers of slipping and falling, along with other as well. But with the lack of snow, members of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are warning about another danger. Grass and other vegetation have gone dormant for the winter, and are...

Wreaths For The Fallen

A blanket of white, covered with a sea of green. That was the scene in Little Falls Saturday at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery as friends, family, and other community members laid wreaths on veteran’s graves in a National Remembrance ceremony. But after over 400 additional...

MnDOT trains 90 more snow plow operators

Training to move the snow. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is training new plow operators at Camp Ripley to be ready to clear snow during the upcoming winter months. The two-week training program consists of classroom work, behind the wheel training and truck...

Northwoods Adventure-Warrior River Run 2014

The Warrior River Run provides interesting opportunities for runners. First and foremost runners make their way along the Mississippi River in Camp Ripley. The run also allows people to be true to their school. The money raised goes to the Brainerd Public Schools Foundation. The...
Posted On 17 Sep 2014
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