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July 19, 2011
Special session starts today, shutdown ends soon
July 19, 2011 - 11:26am
Capitol opens today; more work to be done on budget
July 19, 2011 - 7:52am
July 16, 2011
Council hears from legislators, CGMC rep
July 16, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 15, 2011
Minnesota leaders announce budget deal 'framework'
July 15, 2011 - 7:17am
July 14, 2011
Budget talks back on after Dayton drops tax hike
July 14, 2011 - 1:03pm
July 13, 2011
In the first few days of operation, Itasca Sports owners Caren and Sam Smith launched boats on Fish Hook, Elbow, Belle Taine, Long and other area lakes. The pontoons can be rented for five hours or less, a full day or multiple days. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Shutdown launches Itasca Sports expansion
July 13, 2011 - 1:00pm
Judge to Minnesotans: 'Flood' lawmakers, governor with shutdown stories
July 13, 2011 - 7:46am
July 12, 2011
Gambling no sure bet for budget fix
July 12, 2011 - 6:34am
July 9, 2011
First mate Ted Glass (right) uses a rope to pull the boat to the dock as Barry LeBlanc (top), owner of White Water Charter in Duluth, carefully backs into his slip across from the William A. Irvin. LeBlanc was returning with a fishing party after a morning out on Lake Superior on Friday. (Bob King /
Anglers grapple with lockdown on Minnesota fishing license sales
July 9, 2011 - 12:40pm
July 7, 2011
Lawmakers pessimistic about quick shutdown end
July 7, 2011 - 7:16am
July 2, 2011
Sam Smith's bike and boat rentals will suffer as a result of the state shutdown that affects Itasca Sports Rental and the park. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Shutdown hits campers, businesses, road work
July 2, 2011 - 12:00pm
Conservation Officer Mark Mathy locks the gate to the DNR Headquarters on Friday afternoon. The facility is closed; Mathy was just checking on the building, conservation officers are still working during the state shut down. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
Quiet Capitol, quiet government: Six days of tense marathon budget talks end with shutdown
July 2, 2011 - 11:46am
July 1, 2011
Loggers receive Temporary Restraining Order
July 1, 2011 - 11:20am
June 30, 2011
Today's $34 billion (or more) question: deal or no deal?
June 30, 2011 - 10:38am
About 3,000 people who planned to camp this weekend would be looking elsewhere for a place to relax.
Minnesota residents to notice shutdown's effects this time around
June 30, 2011 - 7:04am