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MLK Day Activities Underway In Marquette

GLR News Update

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Events honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are taking place throughout the state today for MLK Day.

This is a national holiday so government offices are closed as are many schools, banks and other businesses.

A week-long series of events at Northern Michigan University kick off today with activities including a march across campus.

That will be followed by a brief luncheon and a program at the Peter White Lounge in the University Center.

Other service-based activities by NMU students and others are also happening this afternoon in the Marquette area.