Some of the best summer memories kids have are currently being impacted by the shutdown.
Two little girls wore sad faces this afternoon at the Jay Cooke State Park campground near Duluth.
Little Katie Wigen, 4, and her sister, Kasi, 5, couldn’t figure out why their family had to leave its campsite sooner than they had planned.
All of Minnesota’s 74 state parks and recreation areas were closing as of 4 p.m. because of a budget impasse and an impending state government shutdown.
“Why do we have to go?” Katie, clutching a red stuffed animal, asked Jay Cooke State Park manager Eunice Luedtke.