Burgum orders flags flown at half-staff for victims of shooting at Florida high school

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:00am

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum today directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff until sunset Monday, Feb. 19, and encouraged North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, as a mark of respect for the victims of Wednesday’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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