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C130s Arrive in Brainerd

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National Guard soldiers pour out of the rear of a C130 transport plane Tuesday at the Brainerd Lakes Regional airport. Camp Ripley's airstrip is under construction causing the military air traffic to be diverted the Brainerd airport. On Tuesday, six C130 planes arrived at Brainerd delivering troops from across the county. The soldiers were bused to Camp Ripley for their annual training.


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Steve Kohls
I started my career in photography after graduation from Moorhead State College with photography positions at the Daily News in Wahpeton, ND. , Country Echo in Pequot Lakes, The Journal in New Ulm and settling at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1975. I have been teaching fine art black and white and color photography at Central Lakes College for the past 15 years. Currently I have been teaching Underwater Photography for Central Lakes College and the Minnesota School of Diving for the past 7 years. From May to November you can find me at the Mineland Recreation Area either scuba diving and photographing the fish or enjoying the beauty of our area’s newest lakes.
(218) 855-5870