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August 16, 2011
President Obama delivers a speech at Hannah's Bend Park in Cannon Falls, Minn., early Monday afternoon. The Cannon River is in the background. (Chad Richardson / Forum Communications)
President Obama in Minnesota
August 16, 2011 - 9:02am
July 23, 2011
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton meets with reporters. File photo.
Dayton was right that budget would bring pain
July 23, 2011 - 11:25am
July 22, 2011
Minnesota government reopens after 20 days
July 22, 2011 - 8:29am
July 20, 2011
So long, farewell to 2011 budget session
July 20, 2011 - 8:21am
July 15, 2011
Gov. Mark Dayton talks to more than 50 journalists gathered outside of his office Thursday evening, awaiting news about budget talks. It was one of the largest gatherings of media at the Capitol. (Don Davis / Forum Communications Co.)
MINNESOTA SHUTDOWN: Monday is goal for special budget session
July 15, 2011 - 2:16pm
July 14, 2011
Dayton offers to end shutdown by offering to accept GOP proposal
July 14, 2011 - 1:42pm
Lawmakers seek continued road work
July 14, 2011 - 9:08am
July 13, 2011
Most Minnesota lawmakers still accepting paychecks during government shutdown
July 13, 2011 - 8:44am
July 12, 2011
Gov. Mark Dayton
Dayton takes budget message around Minnesota
July 12, 2011 - 8:19am
July 8, 2011
Workers and family members affected by the Minnesota state shut down hold a rally in Crookston, Minn. on July 7, 2011. (CHRISTIAN RANDOLPH/Grand Forks Herald)
MINNESOTA SHUTDOWN: 'We want to work for Minnesota'
July 8, 2011 - 8:10am
July 7, 2011
The Minnesota Legislature's top two Republicans, Sen. Amy Koch and Rep. Kurt Zellers, tell reporters Wednesday that Democratic Mark Datyon made a "very disappointing" offer to solve the state's budget impasse. (Don Davis / FORUM COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
MINNESOTA SHUTDOWN: Lawmakers pessimistic about quick shutdown
July 7, 2011 - 8:33am
July 6, 2011
Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters on Tuesday that he will continue meeting with Republican leaders in an attempt to end a budget impasse and end a state government shutdown. (Don Davis / FORUM COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
Minnesota Government Shutdown: Budget talks resume with agreement to talk more
July 6, 2011 - 11:27am
June 30, 2011
Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch and House Speaker Kurt Zellers brief reporters Tuesday on budget talks aimed at avoiding a government shutdown. (Don Davis / FORUM COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
Shutdown chances increase as budget talks break up late
June 30, 2011 - 8:54am
June 29, 2011
Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters on Tuesday that Wednesday is the day a budget deal must be cut to avoid a government shutdown. (Don Davis / FORUM COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
Minnesota Budget Talks: 'We recognize time is growing short'
June 29, 2011 - 9:54am
June 27, 2011
Leading his staff, Gov. Mark Dayton marches into budget negotiations Sunday. The governor and lawmakers face a Thursday deadlne to pass a budget or state government could shut down. (Don Davis / FORUM COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
Minnesota budget talks suddenly end
June 27, 2011 - 9:12am