Iowa flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Colin Powell

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell addresses the Democratic National Convention on August 18, 2020

MILWAUKEE, WI - AUGUST 18: In this screenshot from the DNCC’s livestream of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Former Secretary of State Colin Powell addresses the virtual convention on August 18, 2020. The convention, which was once expected to draw 50,000 people to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is now taking place virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by DNCC via Getty Images) (Photo by Handout/DNCC via Getty Images)Photo: Getty Images

(Des Moines, IA) -- Flags in Iowa will fly at half-staff this week in honor of former Secretary of State Colin Powell. Governor Kim Reynolds issued the order today following Powell's death. The order is effective immediately and is in place until sunset on Friday. President Joe Biden had issued a similar order for federal properties.

Powell died Monday morning due to complications from COVID-19.

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