Gov Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Colonel Leo ThorsnessMinnesotans are honoring and remembering a man who deeply loved his country. Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all state and federal flags in Minnesota at half-staff today in memory of Colonel Leo Thorsness.
Gov. Dayton Orders Flags Flown At Half-Staff To Honor Wayzata OfficerMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Officer William Mathews, who was struck and killed on a highway while on the line of duty Friday.
Dayton Orders Flag At Half-Staff In Honor Of Fallen Minnesota MarineGov. Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of a Marine from Minnesota who died in a helicopter crash.
Good Questions: The Moon, Flags & Pepper SneezesNine-year-old Lexi from Forest Lake asks: Why can you see the moon during the day? "My first reaction is, 'Why not?'" University of Minnesota astrophysicist Terry Jones said. "It's lit up by the sun and when it's up in the sky, you can see it whether it's day or night."
Flags Ordered Lowered For Wis. EMT Who Died Trying To Save MomGov. Scott Walker ordered flags to be flown at half-staff for an emergency medical technician who died while trying to save his mother from a northwestern Wisconsin fire. Sixty-two-year-old Dennis Swenson went into a Town of Bell home to try to save his 95-year-old mother, Dorothy Swenson, from a fire May 1, but both ended up dying.
Gov. Orders Flags Flown At Half Staff Monday To Honor Fallen MarineGov. Mark Dayton ordered all U.S. and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings on Monday in honor of Lance Cpl. Caleb L. Erickson.

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