What’s open/closed for Thanksgiving holiday
The Brainerd Dispatch business office is closed Thursday and Friday but the newspaper will be published both days.
Post offices are closed Thanksgiving but postal services will be resumed Friday.
Most banks will be closed Thanksgiving and will reopen Friday.
Local and state government offices will be closed Thursday and many on Friday as well.
Some retail stores will be closed Thursday but some will have extended shopping hours Friday through Sunday. However this year, several stores will begin their Black Friday hours in the night hours on Thursday.
Public libraries will be closed Thanksgiving but will open Friday.
Most grocery stores will be closed Thanksgiving and reopen Friday.
Many convenience stores will remain open Thursday.