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Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker spoke at the Kiwanis meeting Monday in the Speak Easy. As a video played segments on the 2009 Fargo-Moorhead flood, Walaker told about the community pulling together to fight the flood. (Brian Basham/DL-Online)

Fargo mayor speaks about flood-fighting efforts

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"My biggest problem is taking credit for all of this."

Those are the words of Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker, passing along the praise for the flood recovery to those who were involved and helped, even those in Detroit Lakes.


"I have more friends in Minnesota than in North Dakota," he said with a laugh.

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