(St. Paul, MN) — This Sunday marks the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-related death in Minnesota. Governor Tim Walz announced Wednesday that flags at state and federal buildings will be flown at half-staff on Friday to honor the lives lost due to the coronavirus. According to officials, the flags will be flown from sunrise to sunset and will continue to do so on the 19th of every month. Governor Walz says he encourages individuals, businesses, and other organizations to join in lowering their flags.
Sunday Marks One Year Since Minnesota’s First COVID Death
By Ashley Hanley|2021-03-19T05:12:48-05:00March 19th, 2021|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!