Half-Staff Alert - Friday, March 16, 2018
For North Dakota Only

Gov. Doug Burgum today directed all state agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff on Friday, March 16, as a mark of respect for the memory of former North Dakota Gov. George “Bud” Sinner, who passed away Friday at age 89.

Individuals and businesses also are encouraged to fly the flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday. Funeral services for Sinner will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Nativity Church of Fargo, 1825 11th St. S.

“Bud Sinner deserves our deepest gratitude for his lifetime of service to improving the lives of all North Dakotans through many different leadership roles and with an unwavering love for his state, his community and his family,” Burgum said. “We ask that all North Dakotans honor his remarkable life and legacy.”

**When flown at half-staff or half-mast, the U.S. flag should be hoisted first to the peak for an instant and then lowered to the half-staff or half-mast position. The flag should again be raised to the peak before it is lowered for the day.

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