These people lose in gov't shutdown
Barring a last-minute budget deal today or Thursday, a state judge will determine which state services are essential and the rest of state government will shut down Friday.
A different judge has already ruled that Minnesota's court system is essential and will remain in operation during a shutdown.
One of the hardest hit areas in Becker County government will be Human Services, with programs that serve those least able to help themselves.
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