Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- This week the Northland has three opportunities to attend memorials in honor of the late Representative Jim Oberstar, who died May 3 of 2014.
This Thursday starting at 2:30 p.m. there will be a memorial service in the Cowles Auditorium at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
This Friday starting at 1 p.m. there will be a memorial service in the Harborview Ballroom at the DECC in Duluth.
This Friday starting at 6 p.m., there will be a memorial service at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Chisholm.
Oberstar, who represented Minnesota's Eighth District in Washington D.C. for over three decades, died at the age of 79. A private memorial was held for Oberstar in May at a church in Maryland.