New State Flag? Proposal At Minnesota Capitol Would Move To Change It“I have to say with many years of selling the state flag, I’ve never seen someone come in with enthusiasm for the state flag itself. They come in with enthusiasm for the state” said Lee Herold.
House Dems Propose Changing Minnesota Flag To Reflect 'Shared History'"The state seal has imagery on it that is a problem,” the bill's sponsor says. "The current state flag depicts a white farmer in the foreground. The farmer is plowing the land while a Native American is riding a horse away from the farmer towards a setting sun."
Walz Orders Flags At Half-Staff Monday In Honor Of Lives Lost To COVID-19Gov. Tim Walz has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff Monday to honor those who have lost their lives to COVID-19.
Walz Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Rep. John LewisGov. Tim Walz has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff Thursday to honor Rep. John Lewis. The proclamation follows a six-day national celebration of his life.
Gov. Walz Orders Flags At Half-Staff Friday To Honor COVID-19 VictimsGov. Tim Walz has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff Friday to honor those who have lost their lives to COVID-19.
Gov. Walz Orders Flags Flown At Half-Staff In Honor Of Peace Officers Memorial DayIn honor and remembrance of peace officers who have been killed or injured in the line of duty, Gov. Tim Walz has ordered all flags to be flown half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday.
Flags Flown At Half-Staff To Honor Shooting VictimsPresident Donald Trump ordered flags to be flown at half-staff to honor and remember the victims of the two most recent tragic shootings. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, in accordance with this, ordered flags to be flown halfway at Minnesota's state and federal buildings until sunset on Aug. 8, 2019.
What Is Proper Flag Etiquette?The American Legion explains the etiquette and reminds people the code is not an enforceable law, but rather a suggested set of guidelines.
Dayton Orders Flags Flown Half Staff In Honor Of ScaliaGov. Mark Dayton has ordered that U.S. and Minnesota state flags be flown at half-staff in honor and remembrance of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
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."
Dayton Orders Flags At Half-Staff After Oregon ShootingGov. Mark Dayton is ordering flags to be flown at half-staff Tuesday to honor the victims of a mass shooting at an Oregon community college. Nine people were killed at Umpqua Community College last week before the gunman killed himself.
Good Questions: National Anthem, Flu Names & LakesGaylene from St. Paul asks: Why do we put our hands over our hearts during the national anthem? It is actually part of United States law. The U.S. Flag Code was adopted in 1923, and it says when the flag is present during the anthem, veterans and members of the Armed Forces should give the military salute.
Flags Fly At Half-Staff To Remember Pearl HarborGov. Mark Dayton is ordering that U.S. and state flags be flown at half-staff to remember the attack on Pearl Harbor and honor the Americans who died in World War II. Sunday marks the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed about 2,400 sailors, Marines and soldiers.
Dayton: Minn. Flags At Half-Staff For MandelaGov. 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.
NE Mpls. Family Bonds Over Flying FlagsIt'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.