Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will visit Duluth on Thursday to call for reflection, civility and peace following the violence at the U.S. Capitol last week.
At 12:15 p.m., Walz will be at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, 411 W. First St., in front of the St. Louis County Courthouse and Duluth City Hall. His Duluth visit will follow one in St. Paul on Tuesday and another in Dodge County on Wednesday, according to a news release from the governor's office.
"As our nation works to hold those who participated in or incited last week’s violence accountable, he will urge Minnesotans to reflect on how divisive rhetoric undermined our democratic institutions over time and will call on Minnesotans to come together to restore democracy for all," the news release said.
Walz, a former high school history teacher, encourages Minnesotans to reflect on the greater context that led to the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.