Gov. Tim Walz orders flags to be flown at half-staff in remembrance of Jim Hagedorn

Published: Feb. 18, 2022 at 3:57 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 18, 2022 at 5:50 PM CST
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (KEYC) — On Friday, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz ordered all U.S. and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state buildings in honor and remembrance of Rep. Jim Hagedorn (R-MN-01).

Hagedorn passed away in his sleep Thursday night, according to his wife Jennifer Carnahan.

Hagedorn was serving his second term as Minnesota’s First Congressional District representative, winning the seat first in 2018 then again in 2020.

Flags will be flown at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on Saturday, Feb. 19.

Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are also encouraged to join in lowering their flags.

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