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.