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Horseback riding, camping in Pillsbury over the weekend


To help celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the DNR Division of Forestry, the DNR and the Minnesota Trail Rider Association are hosting a horseback riding and camping event at the in Pillsbury State Forest through Sunday.

Camping sites at the Walter E. Stark Assembly Area and Campground near Pillager are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Horses must be furnished by participants.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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