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Liz Whittemore spoke Friday at the Tea Party rally at Kiwanis Park in Brainerd.

Cold air doesn’t stop Tea Party


Tea Party speakers on Friday night urged listeners at a rally at Brainerd’s Kiwanis Park to keep the faith and stay involved in conservative causes despite disappointing outcomes in area elections . 

Between 25 and 30 citizens braved harsh winds and temperatures in the mid-30s to listen to what the organizers characterized as “rants” on a variety of topics.

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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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