Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota, beginning immediately, through the day of interment, in honor and remembrance of former Minnesota Governor Wendell Anderson.

Wendell Anderson, former Minnesota Governor, United States Senator, and State Legislator, died today at the age of 83, surrounded by his family and friends.

Note: there is no word on the date of the funeral.