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ND flags to be at half-staff for 9/11

September 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple joined with President Barack Obama and ordered that all U.S. and North Dakota flags be flown at half-staff to mark the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Continue Reading

Flag retirement ceremony set for Friday

June 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson American Legion Post is inviting the public to attend a flag retirement ceremony on Friday, which is Flag Day. Continue Reading

66,000 flags represent ND abortions on Capitol lawn

May 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The North Dakota Capitol lawn will be painted blue and pink this Memorial Day weekend with 66,000 utility flags representing the number of abortions that have taken place in the state since 1973. Continue Reading

OPINION: Like it or not, Confederacy our history

May 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

If Confederate flags must go, so should other things from past.
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Confederate flags removed from Hot Springs VA hospital

May 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic

HOT SPRINGS (AP) Veterans Affairs officials have once again removed two Confederate flags from a display at a Veterans Affairs hospital in the southwestern South Dakota city of Hot Springs, and the agency says the move is permanent this time.
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Confederate flags are back at Hot Springs VA center; so is outrage

April 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic

HOT SPRINGS (AP) Confederate flags are flying again at a southwestern South Dakota veterans hospital, upsetting two patients who first complained about the flags and then say officials allowed them to complete a hospital program early.
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GLAD YOU ASKED: Protocol for flag display questioned

April 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Q. What is the proper protocol for flag display? At the Salem rest stops the USA flag is on top, in the middle flies a black flag (POW maybe?), and at the bottom is the South Dakota state flag. Shouldn’t the state flag fly second in order? Continue Reading

Flags ordered at half-staff after bombings

April 16, 2013 in The Daily Republic

President Obama has called for flags at half-staff, effective immediately, out of respect for victims of Monday’s bombings at the Boston Marathon.
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Half-staff flags set for Pearl Harbor Day

December 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE President Obama has called for flags to be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. until sunset today in observance of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
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SD governor asks that flags be flown at half-staff

September 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS(AP) Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking that all flags in the state be flown at half-staff on Tuesday in honor of those who lost their lives in terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Continue Reading