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Fargo mayor returns to City Commission after recuperating from kidney cancer treatments


FARGO, North Dakota — Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker has overseen his first City Commission meeting since being hospitalized at the end of August for kidney cancer treatments.

KFGO radio reports ( ) that Walaker was back in his seat for Monday night's meeting. He said "it's been a long road" and that it's good to be back.

Walaker was diagnosed this past summer with renal cell carcinoma. He underwent radiation and chemotherapy treatments.

Information from: KFGO-AM,

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