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Rhonda Gronseth of St. Cloud and her sons enjoyed the unique opportunity to camp in a tipi at the Upper Sioux Agency State Park earlier this week. She is shown with sons, Calvin, 10, clockwise from left, Avery, 12, and Reece, 5. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

State park's tipis offer a unique camping experience

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UPPER SIOUX AGENCY STATE PARK -- Some of Rhonda Gronseth's fondest childhood memories were made on camping trips with her mother.

She's just one-upped her mother.


"Oh, cool,'' she said her young sons told her as she led them into their lodging for two nights: a tipi.

"It's actually really pretty neat,'' said Gronseth of the experience.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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