Local Broadcasting Legend, World War II Veteran Passes Away at 98

A local broadcasting pioneer, former city official and one of the men behind the creation of the Bison Team Makers has passed away.

Roy “Pete” Pedersen¬† died last night at Arbor Park Living Center in Moorhead.
The World War II veteran was 98.

Pedersen served in management and on-air in the pioneering days of WDAY television.

He went on to serve the city of Fargo as a City Commissioner.

He was a driving force in the establishment of the Team Makers Club and founded the Bison Hall of Fame where he is in the “Gallery of Greats”.