Presidents Day, celebrated the third Monday of February, has developed over time to honor both President George Washington (birthday Feb. 22) and Abraham Lincoln (birthday Feb. 16) in particular, and our country's presidents throughout history in general.
Considered a traditional bank holiday, you will nevertheless find many banks and most retail open for business, including all retail shops and restaurants located in Mendota Plaza and The Village.
What you should not count on being open includes any governmental business, including mail delivery, city offices and county services.
- Northern Dakota County Service Center in West St. Paul
- All Dakota County Public Libraries
- Mendota Post Office—No mail delivery on Monday, Feb. 20
- Independent School District 197 has the day off. Students have Tuesday off as well.