In case you’re wondering, here’s the lowdown on whether banks, the US Post Office, and other institutions are open on Martin Luther King Day (from the Star Tribune):
POST OFFICES Most are closed.
BANKS TCF and U.S. Bank traditional and in-store branches are open normal hours. Wells Fargo in-store branches are open normal hours.
GROCERIES Major supermarkets are open.
MALLS Major malls are open normal hours.
MASS TRANSIT Mostly regular schedules.
PARKING METERS May not be enforced.
SCHOOLS Public schools and most universities are closed.
PUBLIC AGENCIES Local, state and federal offices are closed.
LIBRARIES Most are closed.
RECREATION CENTERS Call for hours.
THE STOCK MARKET Closed.
SKI SLOPES Extremely crowded.