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July 7, 2011
Minnesota bond rating downgraded over budget woes
July 7, 2011 - 3:19pm
Mondale-Carlson group weighs in on Minn. shutdown
July 7, 2011 - 3:17pm
Letter: Shutdown is unnecessary
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
Letter: More taxes won't fix budget
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
Letter: The definition of partisanship
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
A frustrated Gov. Mark Dayton faces cameras and reporters Wednesday after top Republicans rejected his latest budget offer. He said the Republicans left his office saying they would consider the offer, only to reject it in front of reproters moments later. Forum Communications Co. photo by Don Davis
Lawmakers pessimistic about quick shutdown end
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
Editorial: Citizens are key to budget standoff
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
July 6, 2011
Minn. budget talks produce only agreement to talk more
July 6, 2011 - 12:00am
July 3, 2011
Where have all the campers gone?
July 3, 2011 - 2:17pm
Minnesota Zoo reopens despite government shutdown
July 3, 2011 - 1:09pm
July 2, 2011
Tyler Smith of Willmar holds his winning lottery tickets that he couldn't cash in Friday morning. He knew he couldn't buy tickets during the shutdown but had thought he may be able to cash in a winner. (Tribune photo by Linda Vanderwerf)
Effects of Minnesota shutdown already felt in Willmar
July 2, 2011 - 12:00am
Barricades prevent drivers from going in front of the closed Minnesota Capitol. The building is locked until a new state budget is passed. (Don Davis/Forum Communications Co.)
Quiet Capitol, quiet government
July 2, 2011 - 12:00am
Local residents expect both sides to compromise to achieve state budget
July 2, 2011 - 12:00am
July 1, 2011
Share your Minnesota shutdown story
July 1, 2011 - 11:19am
The State Operated Services Dental Clinic on Technology Drive in Willmar had a closed sign posted on its door Friday morning.
July 1: A new day and another Minn. government shutdown
July 1, 2011 - 10:50am