MIDDLE FINGER

Fargo city commissioner says postcard campaign ‘helped rather than hurt’

FARGO (KVRR-KFGO) – Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn, who won a fourth term in Tuesday’s election, says he believes a Bismarck-based non-profit group that spent thousands of dollars on ads about him, actually boosted his campaign. Piepkorn said people donated money and voted for him because of the ads. He said many were people who normally wouldn’t support him. The…

Bismarck non-profit targets Fargo City Commissioner

FARGO (KVRR) – A Bismarck non-profit is taking aim at a Fargo city commissioner, just weeks ahead of the June municipal election. A flyer showing up in Fargo mailboxes highlights an incident last year when Commissioner Dave Piepkorn raised his right fist with his middle finger extended during a tense city commission meeting. The incident was captured on video posted…

Watch: Strand says Piepkorn’s middle finger gesture ’embarrassing’ for Fargo

CITY COMMISSIONER JOHN STRAND SAYS COMMISSIONER DAVE PIEPKORN SHOULD APOLOGIZE

FARGO (KVRR) – A discussion over business property tax incentives led to what appears to show a Fargo city commissioner making an obscene gesture during Monday’s city commission meeting. Commissioner Dave Piepkorn raised his right fist with his middle finger extended during a tense discussion with Commissioner Tony Gehrig. The incident was captured on video posted on the Fargo City…