Governor Tony Evers has ordered flags to fly at half-staff today, Monday, April 29th, in memory of former State Representative Ed Brooks. Brooks represented the 50th assembly district for ten years until 2018. He was born in Baraboo in 1942, graduated from Reedsburg High School in 1960. He was a life-long dairy farmer, served in the US Army Reserve for six years, and was the Reedsburg Town Board Chariman for thirty years. He died at the age of 76.