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Former county resident witnesses D.C. chaos


January 15, 2021

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Ginger Spiess, a former Moose Lake resident who now lives in Ramsey, Minnesota, had just 10 minutes to prepare for a trip to Washington D.C. on Jan. 4 for what turned out to be an infamous week after protestors stormed the Capitol on her second day there.

The backlash led to the impeachment of President Donald Trump Wednesday, the second time the U.S. House of Representatives has done so.

For Spiess, the events that led to her proximity to the actions on Jan. 6 were an accident.

"It had never been on my bucket list to go to Washington, D.C.," she said in an interview Tuesday. "I was a count...

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