Flags ordered to half staff

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PIERRE — Gov. Kristi Noem ordered that flags be flown at half-staff, effectively immediately, until sundown on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in remembrance of the victims of the Friday attack at the United States Capitol.

This is in response to a proclamation by President Joseph R. Biden.

Additionally, Noem ordered that flags at the South Dakota State Capitol be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sundown on Saturday in honor of former State Legislator Jerry Apa, R-Lead.

Rosary services for Apa will be held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Lead starting at 6 p.m. on Friday. Mass of Christian Burial will also be at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Lead at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday.

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