Flags at half-staff for Patriot Day

DES MOINES ? Flags were at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today in honor of Patriot Day.

Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all state flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff. Her order was issued in conjunction with President Donald Trump?s proclamation to lower all United States flags to half-staff.

Flags were at half-staff on the State Capitol Building and on flag displays in the Capitol Complex. Flags were at half-staff on all public buildings, grounds and facilities. Individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties and other government subdivisions also were encouraged to fly flags at half-staff.