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October 14, 2013
Federal workers demonstrate for an end to the U.S. government shutdown on the west front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 13, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Senate seeks deal to avoid U.S. default as time runs short
October 14, 2013 - 10:43am
October 8, 2013
Obama says GOP must end threats on fiscal impasse
October 8, 2013 - 10:51pm
October 7, 2013
U.S. remains in fiscal deadlock, but glimmer of hope emerging
October 7, 2013 - 11:40pm
October 6, 2013
The sign outside Highland Apartments on Becker Avenue Southeast in Willmar is pictured. Monthly payments to area landlords that subsidize low-income tenants could be put at risk if the partial government shutdown continues for a significant period of time. More than 40 families in Willmar receive subsidies from their landlords through the HRA. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Partial federal shutdown puts payments to landlords for low-income tenants at risk
October 6, 2013 - 11:28pm
October 5, 2013
Editorial: Congress members should all donate their pay
October 5, 2013 - 3:00am
October 3, 2013
Govt. shutdown jeopardizes nutrition program for poor woman and children
October 3, 2013 - 11:28pm
Another day, and U.S. govt. still at an impasse
October 3, 2013 - 12:10am
October 1, 2013
Govt. shutdown impact on state remains spotty
October 1, 2013 - 11:45pm
September 27, 2013
With four days to go before the federal government is due to run out of money, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., center, points to a countdown clock during a news conference Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington. From left are, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., Schumer, Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., and Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Senate set to OK budget bill, but fight not over
September 27, 2013 - 10:00am
Editorial: Congress needs to get this job done
September 27, 2013 - 3:00am
October 31, 2012
Letter: Vogel took his pay
October 31, 2012 - 9:24am
October 2, 2012
Letter: Don't forget the 2011 showdown
October 2, 2012 - 10:00am
January 27, 2012
Contractors file claims for work lost during shutdown
January 27, 2012 - 10:19am
December 31, 2011
The Law Enforcement Honor Guard carries out the special flag-folding ceremony during the Faith at Work community service held Sept. 11 at the Willmar Civic Center. (Tribune file photo by Ron Adams)
Year in Review: Top news stories of 2011 in Willmar, Minn., region
December 31, 2011 - 12:30am
July 30, 2011
Jim and Betty Christensen of Worthington and Jeff and Terri Hughes of Westbrook enjoy their campsite at Sibley State Park Friday afternoon. Jim Christensen reserved two camp sites Tuesday afternoon after his wife, Betty, was unsuccessful Tuesday morning. Tribune photo by TJ Jerke
Parks busy after shutdown
July 30, 2011 - 12:00am