Here are a few of the events from January, leading up to the shutdown. The dates of the events can be seen on the bottom of the window. Click on the headings or pictures for links to MinnPost stories. If you are having a hard time viewing the timeline, click on the little wrench in the top right corner and select the fullscreen option. You can use the blue or green buttons to move forward in the timeline, or you can click and drag the mouse to the left to advance.