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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Why are there American flags out in downtown Decorah Tuesday?"

Posted: Tue, May 8, 2018 8:45 AM

(Rob asks, "Why have American flags been put up in downtown Decorah on Tuesday?"):

Mr. Answer Person says: "The City of Decorah has an official flag policy!  Here's a list of dates (and reasons) when American flags are put up downtown:

    Presidential Inauguration (When applicable)
    Washington's Birthday (3rd Monday in February)
    Vietnam Veterans Day (March 29th)
    Victory in Europe Day (May 8th)
    Armed Forces Day (3rd Saturday in May)
    Norwegian Constitution Day (May 17th)
    Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
    Flag Day (June 14th)
    Independence Day (July 4th)
    Nordic Fest (Last full weekend in July)
    Victory in Japan Day (September 2nd)
    Labor Day (First Monday in September)
    Veterans Day (November 11th)
    Election Day (First Tuesday after the first Monday in November)