Federal Government Shutdown

Baldwin, Democrats introduce bill to help with costs following shutdown

As hundreds of thousands of furloughed federal workers return to work this week, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin is making sure they get adequate back pay.

With shutdown over, scientists rush to salvage wolf study

Scientists are rushing to salvage a study of wolves and moose at Isle Royale National Park now that the partial government shutdown is over.

Federal workers looking for short-term loans urged to use caution

Despite a temporary end to the government shutdown announced Friday, federal workers who didn't receive paychecks for the past 35 days may be looking into short-term loans to help pay

President Trump: Deal reached to temporarily end government shutdown

President Donald Trump announced Friday afternoon that a deal was reached to open the government until Feb. 15 as negotiations on a long-term spending plan continues.

Impact of government shutdown on Indian Country

The government shutdown is hitting Native American bands hard.

Exclusive sit-down with Congressman Stauber in Washington

In the midst of the longest government shutdown in United State history, Dan Wolfe traveled to the nation's capital, sitting down with several Northland lawmakers.

Government shutdown impacts forecasting of lake effect snow

The government shutdown is impacting thousands of people and agencies right here in the Northland, but it also has its hands on how our weather is forecast.

SNAP recipients to receive February food benefits early

Anyone who uses the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) will receive their February 2019 benefits earlier than usual, due to the federal shutdown.

Assistance available for those struggling to pay heating bill

With the cold temperatures returning, the Minnesota Commerce Department is reminding Minnesotans to apply to the state's Energy Assistance Program (EAP) for help paying their heating bills.

Ruby’s Pantry to help feed federal employees Thursday

With the Government shutdown now approaching one month, Ruby’s Pantry-Coppertop can help provide groceries for federal employees experiencing financial difficulty. Ruby’s Pantry-Coppertop will be distributing food at First United Methodist

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BWCA permit reservation system opening date pushed back again

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State revokes license for troubled Hill City assisted living facility

After an investigation into multiple allegations of abuse at an assisted living facility in Hill City, Minnesota, the state officially

Survivor of Ironwood fire that killed 3 tells his story

Thursday is the one year anniversary of the deadly fire that shook the city.

Church services returning to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in April

Church services could be returning to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church as soon as this spring, Pastor David Carlson said Thursday.

Three charged for conspiring to distribute heroin

Three men have been indicted for multiple charges, including conspiracy to distribute heroin, which authorities say resulted in the deaths