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Longtime KFGO personality Larry Ristvedt dies

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KFGO's Larry Ristvedt
KFGO Farm and Ranch Director Larry Ristvedt
KFGO's Larry Ristvedt

FARGO (KFGO-AM) -- Longtime KFGO personality Larry Ristvedt has died. Ristvedt had been suffering from A-L-S. He was 71.

Ristvedt spent nearly 35 years as KFGO's Farm and Ranch Director. Along with Tom Wynn, Ristvedt made up half of KFGO's "Tom and Larry Show", one of the longest running radio teams in Fargo-Moorhead history. Ristvedt announced his retirement in 2010.

Ristvedt was a commodities broker when he joined KFGO in 1976.  More recently, he was also known for selling Uncle Larry's Lemonade and Uncle Larry's Beefshtix.

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