Flags are being flown at half staff today in observance of the eighteenth anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks, and in accordance with a proclamation issued by Donald Trump President.

According to a release from the office of Governor Tim Walz individuals, businesses, and other organizations also are encouraged to join in lowering their flags in observance of the anniversary. Governor Walz has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state, and federal buildings in Minnesota from sunrise until sunset.

In respect for the victims, Governor Walz proclaimed September 11th, 2019, to be Patriot Day, a Day of Service and Remembrance in Minnesota.

Governor Walz encourages all Minnesotans to observe the National Moment of Silence at 7:46 a.m. this morning.

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