Gov. Dayton declares Patriot Day in Minnesota on 9/11 anniversary

Gov. Mark Dayton has declared Wednesday — the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks — to be Patriot Day and a A Day of Service and Remembrance in the state.

He ordered flags to be flown at half-staff to observe the anniversary.

The governor said in a statement:

“…we remember the innocent victims who lost their lives in the horrific acts of terror on 9/11. We also remember the first responders and others who sacrificed themselves so that others might live. As we observe this solemn anniversary, I join with all Minnesotans in honoring the memory of the victims and their families.”

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