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Martin Luther King Jr. Day events and closings

7-8 a.m. Monday: Free community breakfast at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2430 W. Third St., featuring a broadcast of a speech by Donna Brazile, who is an author, adjunct professor, political commentator, syndicated columnist and veteran Democrat...

Martin Luther King Jr.
(Richard Hodges / Columbus Ledger-Enquirer)
  • 7-8 a.m. Monday: Free community breakfast at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2430 W. Third St., featuring a broadcast of a speech by Donna Brazile, who is an author, adjunct professor, political commentator, syndicated columnist and veteran Democratic political strategist.
  • 10:45-11:45 a.m. Monday: Gather at 10:45 a.m. at Washington Center for a march that starts at 11 a.m. and continues through downtown to the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. A rally will follow shortly after the march, featuring Rogier Gregoire, Jireh Mabamba and Chang'aa Mweti. The rally will be interpreted in American Sign Language and broadcast live on Wisconsin Public Radio, 91.3 FM.
  • Starting at 2 p.m. Monday: "Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle," two documentaries - "Freedom Riders" at 2 p.m., "Slavery by Another Name" at 4:30 p.m. - followed by guest speaker Robin Washington, editor of the News Tribune, at 6:30 p.m. Zeitgeist Arts / Zinema 2, 222 E. Superior St., Duluth. Events are free; people can stay for all or part of the activities.
  • Monday: The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is waiving fees at its day-use recreation sites in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Holiday closings

    Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The following offices will be closed:

  • Post offices in Duluth and Superior
  • Duluth city offices
  • St. Louis County offices
  • Minnesota and Wisconsin state offices
  • Minnesota and Wisconsin federal offices
  • Duluth schools
  • Fond du Lac Reservation tribal offices
  • Duluth libraries Open:

  • Superior city offices
  • Douglas County offices
  • Superior library
  • Superior schools
  • Western Lake Superior Sanitary District facilities except for household hazardous waste and materials recovery center
  • Duluth Transit Authority/Stride services
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