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Homeless people living along the Red River have attracted public attention for the past two years, said Carissa Raaen, a program coordinator for homeless outreach with Fargo Cass Public Health. Part of her job is to find homes for those who have none.
Phillip Dewey Bergquist tried to get away from the attack before he collapsed, court documents said. George Ortiz then slit Bergquist's throat and rolled him into the river, prosecutors alleged.
Phillip Bergquist, a homeless homicide victim found near the Red River on Oct. 30, is directly related to John Gustav Bergquist. The Swedish immigrant was one of the area's first settlers and built the Bergquist Cabin in 1871, Moorhead's oldest home.
According to Fargo police, the body of Phillip Dewey Bergquist, 32, no permanent address, was found in the river just north of Main Avenue about 11:15 a.m. Sunday.
When the metro flood-control operates in extreme floods, up to 29,000 acres could temporarily store water, which could prevent planting or damage crops.
The body of a male was discovered late Sunday morning

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Madison (Eklund) Williams is believed to be the first woman to paddle solo in a kayak from Fort Snelling on the Minnesota River to York Factory on Hudson Bay.
Firefighters say they used a log to cross over onto an island, and then the log floated away leaving them stranded.
River Keepers is looking for volunteers for its two events coming up this week. The organization advocates for safe and sustainable use of the Red River of the North.

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