BISMARCK, N.D. (March 12, 2018) – Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all state agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff on Friday, March 16, as a mark of respect for the memory of former North Dakota Gov. George “Bud” Sinner, who passed away Friday at age 89.Individuals and businesses also are encouraged to fly the flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday. Funeral services for Sinner will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Nativity Church of Fargo, 1825 11th St. S.