Governor Dayton orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of Former First Lady Nancy Reagan

In accordance with the proclamation issued this morning by President Barack Obama, Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags be immediately flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota, in honor and remembrance of Former First Lady Nancy Reagan. Flags should remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of internment.

Presidential Proclamation — Nancy Reagan

Death of Nancy Reagan



As a mark of respect for the memory of Nancy Reagan, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, on the day of interment.  I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same period at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this seventh day of March, in the year of our Lord two thousand sixteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and fortieth.