Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff for victims of school shooting in Texas

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 3:30pm

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff until sunset Tuesday, May 22, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of today’s shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas.

The governor’s directive is in accordance with a proclamation issued by President Donald Trump.