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Updated: Falk won't accept salary during shutdown, Vogel and Urdahl to accept salary while Gimse is undecided

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WILLMAR -- Many state employees will not be getting paychecks if the state government shuts down, but lawmakers will.

Republican Reps. Bruce Vogel of Willmar and Dean Urdahl of Grove City said Wednesday that they will accept their legislative paychecks even if the state government shuts down.


Sen. Joe Gimse, R-Willmar, said he has not yet decided.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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