- Associated Press - Thursday, September 11, 2014

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Fargo’s deputy mayor says he has quit his job as surgeon at a local hospital to dedicate more time to city government.

KFGO radio reports that Tim Mahoney’s share of the work has increased while Mayor Dennis Walaker has been undergoing treatment for kidney cancer. He says he plans to go into private practice and that will give him more flexibility with his schedule.

Mahoney had been a general and heart surgeon at Essentia Health.

The 65-year-old Mahoney was first elected to the city commission in 2005 and was re-elected to another term in the June election.

Mahoney says he talks with Walaker every day and the mayor is doing “much better” in his recovery.

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Information from: KFGO-AM, https://www.kfgo.com

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