MINNESOTA SHUTDOWN: 'We want to work for Minnesota'
CROOKSTON - Robert Goosen said he's been in this situation before.
"I guess I'm kind of used to getting laid off," he said. He chuckled as he recounted his 17 years as a construction worker, often getting let go during the winter.
This time is different. Goosen, 47, is now a heavy equipment mechanic for the Minnesota Department of Transportation and has been without work for seven days, since the Minnesota government shut down.
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