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Gov. Reynolds orders state flags at half-staff in honor of fallen Lyon County Sheriff’s Deputy

DES MOINES, Iowa (KTIV)- Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all state flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff on Monday, August 19th, 2019 until sunset in honor and remembrance of fallen Lyon County Sheriff’s Deputy, Stephanie Schreurs.

Deputy Schreurs, a 24-year veteran with the department, died from injuries sustained in the line of duty on Tuesday, August 13th, 2019.

Flags will be at half-staff on the State Capitol Building and on flag displays in the Capitol Complex. Flags will also be half-staff on all public buildings, grounds and facilities throughout the state.

Individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties, and other government subdivisions are encouraged to fly the flag at half-staff for the same length of time as a sign of respect.

Jennifer Lenzini

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