Gov Walz Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff in Honor of September 11

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[ST. PAUL, MN] – In observance of the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and in accordance with a proclamation issued by the President, Governor Tim Walz has ordered that all United States flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota from sunrise until sunset.

Individuals, businesses, and other organizations also are encouraged to join in lowering their flags in observance of the anniversary.

In respect for the victims of this tragedy, Governor Walz proclaimed Friday, September 11, 2020, to be Patriot Day and a Day of Service and Remembrance in the State of Minnesota.

Governor Walz encourages all Minnesotans to observe the National Moment of Silence at 7:46 a.m. Central Daylight Time, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation will light the I-35W Bridge in Minneapolis with red, white, and blue.

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