Dale Olson the former Mayor of Valley City and manager of KOVC Radio passed away at the age of 91 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Olson worked as a television and radio broadcaster for several years. He was also the host of the Noon Day show and the Noon hour on KOVC. He led the city as mayor during the summer flood of 1993.

Olson’s family described him as a fierce and strong person with a soft side in his heart. Funeral arrangements are pending.