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Dayton: Minn. Flags At Half-Staff For Mandela

Gov. Mark Dayton is ordering flags at all state of Minnesota buildings to be flown at half-staff between now and sunset on Sunday in remembrance of Nelson Mandela. Dayton’s proclamation, issued Friday, accompanies a similar order from President Barack Obama that the U.S. flag be flown at half-staff at all public buildings.

12/06/2013

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NE Mpls. Family Bonds Over Flying Flags

It’s something a lot of us might a not notice: A simple flag pole in a neighbor’s front yard. But for a northeast Minneapolis family, it’s grown into something bigger.

04/24/2013

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Best Of MN: Backyard Hockey Rink

Minnesota is the State of Hockey, which means the sport isn’t restricted to ice arenas and lakes.

02/16/2013

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Dayton Orders Flags Lowered To Honor Wis. Victims

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is ordering flags lowered at state and federal buildings to honor victims of the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting.

08/09/2012

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Good Question: When Do Flags Have To Be At Half-Staff?

Through Friday, flags at federal buildings around the United States will be at half-staff in honor of the victims of the Sikh temple shooting outside Milwaukee. As of Wednesday night, Minnesota hasn’t decided whether flags should be lowered in front of state buildings.

08/08/2012

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VFW Feuds With MnDOT Over Flying Flags On Overpasses

After flying American flags for eight years over five highway overpasses, Palmer Lake VFW in Brooklyn Park has been told to take them down.

07/17/2012

Lucas Daniel Sigfrid Killed In Washington Helicopter Crash

Dayton Orders Flags At Half-Staff For MN Soldier

Flags around the state will fly at half-staff Thursday in honor of a fallen soldier from Minnesota.

12/22/2011

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Dayton Orders Flags Lowered On Bridge Anniversary

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered U.S. and Minnesota flags lowered Monday on the fourth anniversary of the I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis.

07/31/2011

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Minn. Soldier Who Died During Korean War Honored

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered U.S. and Minnesota flags flown at half-staff Tuesday to honor a Thief River Falls area soldier who died during the Korean War 60 years ago.

07/26/2011

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Dayton Orders Flags Lowered For Fallen Troops

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered that U.S. and state flags be lowered at state and federal buildings in Minnesota on Friday to honor two Minnesotans who died overseas while in uniform.

07/22/2011

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Dayton Orders Flags Lowered To Honor Fallen Medic

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered U.S. and Minnesota flags lowered to half-staff Friday to honor a Minnesota soldier killed in Iraq.

06/17/2011

Spc. Andrew Wilfahrt, shown in a high school yearbook photo. (credit: Carol Johnson)

Dayton Lowers Flags For Fallen Minnesota Soldier

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered that flags at state and federal buildings be lowered to half-staff Saturday to honor a Minnesota soldier killed in Afghanistan.

03/05/2011

Flags Honor Firefighters

State and U.S. flags are at half-staff at all public buildings in Minnesota Sunday  in honor of firefighters who have been killed or disabled in the line of duty.

10/03/2010

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