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City of Duluth provides update to demonstrations

Priley Circle and the Rose Garden on Thursday morning. Howie /

By Mattie Hjelseth

May 2, 10:30 a.m. UPDATE:

The City of Duluth respects the rights of persons to lawfully and peacefully exercise their Constitutional rights. As a reminder, city parks are closed between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Further, camping, setting up any tent, or making use of any sleeping equipment at any time of day or night in city parks is prohibited. Individuals who are found in the parks during prohibited hours, engaging in camping, placing tents, or engaging in other prohibited conduct will be cited or directed to leave. Individuals who persist in unlawful behavior after being cited may be subject to removal.


The City of Duluth is aware of people gathering at Priley Circle and the Rose Garden. The demonstrations at this time remain peaceful and are a respectful expression of the parties’ First Amendment Rights. Currently, there is no concern for public safety. We will continue to monitor the situation and will provide updates as necessary.