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July 7, 2011
Let us know: How is the shutdown affecting you?
July 7, 2011 - 9:00am
July 5, 2011
Minnesota government shutdown, Day 5: Budget talks to resume
July 5, 2011 - 11:38am
July 3, 2011
The bold sign says it all. The Minnesota Capitol closed Friday to all but employees after the state's budget expired. The public only will be allowed in the Capitol if there are legislative committee meetings until the government shutdown ends. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis
Shutdown Notebook: Closed parks first place people see shutdown
July 3, 2011 - 11:05am
July 1, 2011
A new day, a new experience: Minnesota government shutdown
July 1, 2011 - 11:17am
June 30, 2011
Northern Minnesotans see the first sign of a shutdown as the rest stop on  Highway 10 outside of Frazee closed on Wednesday night. All highway rest stops will close their doors if the Minnesota Legislature is unable to agree on a budget by midnight tonight and the government shuts down.
Trisha Marczak/FOCUS
Shutdown arrives as Dayton, GOP lawmakers unable to agree on budget
June 30, 2011 - 11:05pm
Minnesota residents to notice shutdown's effects this time around
June 30, 2011 - 3:02pm
DNR says get your fishing, hunting, boat licenses today -- law will be enforced during shutdown
June 30, 2011 - 2:59pm
Today's $34 billion (or more) question: deal or no deal?
June 30, 2011 - 10:34am
June 29, 2011
Shutdown chances increase as budget talks break up late
June 29, 2011 - 10:21pm
Community Action Council to close July 1 due to shutdown
June 29, 2011 - 2:05pm
Dayton's list of what to keep open, what to close
June 29, 2011 - 11:19am
Last-chance negotiations begin in silence
June 29, 2011 - 10:36am
June 28, 2011
Court rules courts will stay open in shutdown
June 28, 2011 - 1:56pm
Three days to Minnesota shutdown: secret talks and public sparring
June 28, 2011 - 11:47am
June 27, 2011
Minnesota budget talks back on
June 27, 2011 - 12:18pm