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Nelson Mandela

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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Gov. Dayton Orders Flags At Half-Staff For Boston Victims

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in Minnesota to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

04/16/2013

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Dayton Oders Flags At Half-Staff Friday For Fallen Officer

Gov. Dayton has ordered flags to be lowered at half-staff Friday in honor of a fallen St. Paul police officer.

02/21/2013

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Flags To Fly At Half-Staff For Fallen Minnesota Marine

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. and Minnesota flags to fly at half-staff on Wednesday in honor of a local Marine who died while on active duty.

11/27/2012

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Dayton Orders Flags Lowered To Honor Soldier

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered flags lowered to honor an Army sergeant killed in Afghanistan who attended a Minnesota college.

09/29/2012

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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

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

Army Cpl. James Sund  (credit: Imforum)

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

Marine killed, Afghanistan

Service Honors Fallen 21-Year-Old Marine

It was a heartfelt, patriotic tribute for the life, service and sacrifice of a young Marine Friday morning.

07/22/2011

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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

Linda Scheid

Memorial Service For Longtime State Lawmaker Set

Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Tuesday “Linda Scheid (shyd) Day” in Minnesota and ordered flags lowered to half-staff in honor of the longtime Democratic state lawmaker who died earlier this month.

06/28/2011

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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

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Flags To Fly At Half-Staff For Fallen Minn. Soldier

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered flags flown at half-staff at Minnesota state and federal buildings Thursday in honor of Army Spec. Joseph Alan Kennedy of St. Paul.

04/28/2011

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