Burgum orders flags flown at half-staff Friday in memory of Reverend Billy Graham

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 2:00pm

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, March 2, as a mark of respect for the memory of Reverend Billy Graham.

Individuals and businesses also are encouraged to fly the flags at half-staff during the same time period.

The governor’s directive is in accordance with a proclamation issued by President Donald Trump to lower flags to half-staff on March 2 for the interment of Graham.