BISMARCK, N.D. (Valley News Live) -- Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all North Dakota government agencies to fly the U.S. and state flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday as a mark of respect for the memory of Billy Graham.
Individuals and businesses also are encouraged to fly flags at half-staff during the same 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.
Graham died Feb. 21 at the age of 99.