Shutdown hits campers, businesses, road work
Sam Smith's 11 pontoon boats bobbed quietly on a blistering Thursday afternoon before Minnesota's busiest holiday weekend was to start.
Ideally, those boats should have been ferrying tourists up and down the shores of Lake Itasca.
The co-owner of Itasca Sports Rental was securing his fleet of 150 rental bikes, locking down the kayaks and laying off his staff of 10.
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