A presidential tribute, Minnesota style Artist David Holmes created a replica of Mount Rushmore out of snow in front of his home in Minnetonka. Of the four – Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, and Lincoln – his favorite carving is Lincoln, far right.
Post offices: Closed. No regular mail service.
Banks: Most banks and branches will be open. Call for hours.
Groceries: Major supermarkets will be open.
Mass transit: Metro Transit buses and trains will follow regular weekday service. Regular Northstar service will operate. Metro Blue Line (Hiawatha) and Red Line will follow regular schedules. For route information, call 612-373-3333 or go to www.metrotransit.org. Some Minnesota Valley Transit Authority routes will follow reduced service, Maple Grove Transit, Plymouth Metrolink and SouthWest Metro Transit will have regular service. Call Metro Mobility for service.
Schools: Minneapolis and St. Paul schools will be closed. Some public school districts will be open to make up for days when classes were cancelled due to cold weather. The University of Minnesota will be open.
Public agencies: Local, state and federal offices will be closed.
Libraries: Generally closed. Call for hours.
COMPILED BY PATRICIA GRICE