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Photo by Kevin Cederstrom/special to Forum News Service Protesters of the visit by a leader of the National Socialist Movement march in Leith, where members of the NSM held a town hall meeting on Sept. 22.

Leith mayor: Celebration isn’t about Cobb: White supremacist says he may not stay in his new home for too long

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BISMARCK — When organizers approached the Leith City Council last spring about a 105th anniversary celebration for the small town beleaguered by white supremacist Craig Cobb, council members wanted one assurance.


“Nobody wanted it to be about Cobb,” organizer Peggy Arndt recalled. “You know, back of your mind, it is. He’s never going away. But we never wanted it to be about him.”

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Mike Nowatzki
Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.