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Local impacts of the government shutdown impacts amplified by the season

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MORRIS – The federal government’s 16-day shutdown is over, but federal agencies in Stevens County will continue to feel the impact of the closure into next year.

The timing of the shutdown – right in the middle of the harvest season – implified the long-term impacts for federal employees who needed to be out in the field.

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Kim Ukura is the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune. 

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