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The Tamarac Refuge is closed to the public until the federal government shutdown ends. That means the Fall Festival set for Saturday most likely won't happen.

Tamarac closed, but bigger issues on horizon

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White Earth Tribal Chairwoman Erma Vizenor didn’t get much sleep Monday night, as she anxiously watched national news reports on television and waited for word on whether Congress would manage to stave off a threatened shutdown of federal services.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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