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July 19, 2011
Signs point to shutdown end as Capitol reopens
July 19, 2011 - 11:03am
July 18, 2011
Minn. leaders slog to finish budget, end shutdown
July 18, 2011 - 12:36pm
July 14, 2011
Brian Korthals/Daily Globe
Worthington City Council members (from left) Lyle Ten Haken, Mike Woll, Scott Nelson and Mayor Alan Oberloh make a symbolic statement about the Minnesota government shutdown by purchasing Coors and Miller products from employee David Copperud Thursday at the Worthington Municipal Liquor Store.
A beer-y protest
July 14, 2011 - 9:50pm
Dayton
Dayton concedes to end shutdown
July 14, 2011 - 11:03am
July 6, 2011
Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
After Republicans turned down two options to raise state revenue, Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday says he does not know where budget talks can go from here. A budget solution is needed to end a government shutdown.
Lawmakers bleak about shutdown
July 6, 2011 - 8:28pm
July 5, 2011
Shutdown: County sees minimal impact
July 5, 2011 - 8:33pm
June 29, 2011
Richard sennott/Pool Photographer
Attorney David Lillehaug represents Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton during a hearing to allow the courts to operate if there is no agreement of the state budget by Thursday's deadline, Monday.
Shutdown ruling 'no soft landing'
June 29, 2011 - 8:41pm
Shutdown will affect city projects
June 29, 2011 - 8:37pm
June 28, 2011
Richard sennott/Pool Photographer
Attorney Christopher Madel tells a court Monday that the federal Constitution requires continued funding for public defenders even if key legislators and the governor do not pass one by their Friday deadline.
Judge rules courts will stay open in shutdown
June 28, 2011 - 9:20pm
NRCHS addresses possible state shutdown
June 28, 2011 - 9:14pm
BETH RICKERS/DAILY GLOBE 
In a file photo, Blue Mounds State Park Manager Rick White stands by one of the park's Sioux quartzite cliffs, which he calls the "beginner's wall" for climbing.
Shutdown looms over state parks in local region
June 28, 2011 - 9:06pm
June 27, 2011
Transit system to be affected by shutdown
June 27, 2011 - 9:39pm
June 22, 2011
Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
House Speaker Kurt Zellers tells reporters Wednesday that he suggested that he, Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch and Gov. Mark Dayton lock themselves into a room Friday and Saturday and not come out until they have a budget deal. Dayton and Koch agreed.
Minnesota leaders to lock in before a shutdown
June 22, 2011 - 9:21pm
June 21, 2011
School district sends layoff notices as government shutdown looms
June 21, 2011 - 9:46pm
June 20, 2011
Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
House Speaker Kurt Zellers, with Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch, asks Gov. Mark Dayton to return to budget negotiations with a significant offer. No high-level budget talks have occurred since Thursday, with 10 days left before a potential government shutdown.
No budget negotiations happening
June 20, 2011 - 8:36pm