Local broadcaster Doug Hamilton dies

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FARGO (KVRR-KFGO) – Award-winning local broadcaster Doug Hamilton has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 72.

Hamilton, a longtime Fargo TV news anchor, was part of the Peabody Award Winning News Team at KFGO during the 1997 flood.

Hamilton was also active in the Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre, was the communications director at Minnesota State-University-Moorhead, and joined Prairie Public Radio in Fargo following his retirement from MSUM.

Hamilton is survived by his son, Ben. His daughter, Ashley died in a car crash near her home in Spokane, Washington in December 2020.

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