Governor Walz orders flags at half-staff in observance of 9/11 anniversary
In observance of the 18th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks and in accordance with a proclamation issued by President Donald Trump, 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 to sunset.
Individuals, businesses, and other organizations also are encouraged to join in lower their flags in observance of the anniversary. In respect for the victims of this tragedy, Governor Walz proclaimed Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 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 7:46am Central Daylight Time.