Here is a running list of cancellations, postponements, closures and other notes of interest related to the COVID-19 coronavirus impacting the Twin Ports area and Minnesota/Wisconsin. We will update this list as necessary.

If you have an addition to this list, please contact us through our feedback page with details and your contact information so we can get ahold of you with any questions. Be sure to check out our Coronavirus content hub on our website (here) for all of the latest news and information to know.

Government Offices

Businesses & Organizations

  • Black Bear Casino will close temporarily, starting at 5 pm on March 18
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland sites cancel programming, close sites for a time.
  • CHUM will be closed on Wednesday, March 18 to adjust for shifting to different food delivery options. Will resume normal scheduled service days following this
  • Cloquet Community Centers closed as of 5 pm March 17
  • Cloquet Public Library closed as of Wednesday, March 18 until further notice
  • Duluth Community Centers, park buildings, and senior centers closed until further notice
  • Duluth Fire Department is suspending child seat workshops until further notice
  • Duluth National Weather Service has cancelled their spring Skywarn training classes
  • Duluth Public Library branches closed and all events cancelled until further notice
  • Duluth YMCA will suspend normal fitness services starting March 18, and shift offering child care for first responders, health care workers, and essential employees.
  • Duluth Transit Authority adjusting routes. More details here.
  • Eversmiles Pediatric Dentistry closed for normal business until at least April 1
  • Fond-du-Luth Casino will close temporarily, starting at 5 pm on March 18
  • Fond du Lac Transit closed until further notice
  • Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa community centers closed
  • Glensheen Mansion closed until at least April 1. Refunds will be issued for pre-purchased tickets.
  • Gordy's Hi-Hat suspends seasonal opening
  • Grand Casino Mille Lacs, Hinckley close starting at 4 pm March 16 for at least 14 days. Two concert events have been postponed to later dates. 
  • Great Lakes Aquarium closed until at least April 15
  • Junior League of Duluth has cancelled all meetings until further notice
  • Kohls closes all of their retail locations until at least April 1
  • Lake Superior College Career & Transfer Fair scheduled for March 25 cancelled
  • Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center closed until further notice
  • Lew Martin Senior Center closed until further notice
  • Lutsen Resort closing March 22 through at least the end of April
  • Mall of America & Nickelodeon Universe to close at 5 pm March 17 until at least March 31
  • Marcus Theatres closing indefinitely
  • Miller Hill Mall closing at 7 pm March 18 until at least March 29
  • Minnesota Children's Museum: Closed through Mar. 27
  • Minnesota Road/Driving Tests suspended until at least March 28
  • Minnesota Zoo: Is closed until further notice
  • MnDOT postpones all public meetings and project open houses for at least 30 days
  • Science Museum of Minnesota: Closed temporarily
  • Split Rock Lighthouse closed through March 31
  • Super One Foods locations are changing store hours to close at 9 pm to allow for additional cleaning and stocking
  • Superior Library to close indefinitely after close of business March 17
  • Two Harbors Public Library closed through at least March 27
  • Walmart is reducing store hours beginning Sunday, March 15, going from 24-hour service to being open 6 am to 11 pm
  • WLSSD closing household hazardous waste facility and materials recovery center
  • Various nursing homes and care facilities are restricting visitors. Check with the facility before a visit.

Events

  • AAD Shrine Circus scheduled for April 18 & 19 at the DECC postponed to a future date
  • All Pints North 2020 cancelled
  • Arrowhead Home and Builders Show April 1-5 at the DECC is canceled.
  • Bayfront Reggae & World Music Festival cancelled 2020 event
  • Cloquet Home, Business & Sport Show cancelled by Cloquet Chamber of Commerce
  • Douglas County Fish & Game League's 115th Annual Sports Show, scheduled
    for Mar 27-29 is cancelled
  • Dan & Shay postpone Target Center concert
  • Duluth Airshow's 2020 date postponed to 2021
  • Downtown Duluth Arts Walk scheduled for March 27 cancelled, will be held as a virtual event instead
  • Duluth Parks & Recreation indoor programs, classes, and lessons cancelled until further notice
  • Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra cancels March 21 and 22 performances
  • Duluth Summer Jobs Job Fair on March 23 has been cancelled, will be rescheduled in the future
  • Grandma's Marathon cancels their marathon weekend events for 2020
  • Gordon Good Neighbor Days cancelled for 2020
  • Jason Aldean postpones Xcel Energy Center show
  • Kenny Chesney postpones US Bank Stadium show
  • Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival cancelled for 2020
  • The Lumineers postpone Xcel Energy Center show
  • Minnesota State Fair cancelled for 2020
  • Rascal Flatts cancel summer tour, including Minnesota stop
  • Reba McEntire show at Xcel Energy Center postponed to 2021
  • Spooner Rodeo cancels 2020 event