The Nebraska and American flags will be flown at half-staff to honor former state Sen. Lowell Johnson, who died last week in Fremont.
Gov. Dave Heineman granted the flag request by the mayor of North Bend, where Johnson was born some 89 years ago.
The flags will be lowered in North Bend and at the Capitol and the governor's mansion in Lincoln on Wednesday, the day of Johnson's funeral.
A spokeswoman for Heineman said Tuesday that the governor's office was talking with aides to Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler about lowering the flags to honor former state Sen. Ron Raikes.
Raikes died Saturday night in an accident on his farm in Saunders County, west of Omaha. Raikes was 66.
A funeral has been scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Lincoln.
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