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ND Mom fights cancer diagnosed while she was pregnant

Doctors found a softball sized tumor in Meredith's small intestine.

HARWOOD, N.D. — Merideth Sorenson was on her way through pregnancy with her husband Troy for third child, about 19 weeks into the pregnancy something happened. “I was having some pains in my stomach and they did some tests on me,” Sorenson said. Doctors found a softball sized tumor in Merideth’s small intestine. She was still able to give birth…

West Fargo Packers Hockey Team’s Pancake Fundraiser

The group also set up a silent auction table with proceeds going back to the team for equipment and any other needs.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Scrambled eggs, hot sausages and fresh pancakes all for raising money. It’s all a part of The West Fargo Packers Boys Hockey Pancake fundraiser. The team and community members packed into the West Fargo VFW asking for free will donations for any hungry faces that wanted to give. The group also set up a silent auction…

Benefit Is Held For Woman Who Sustained Serious Injuries From Car Crash

 The F–M community came out to support the family

FARGO, N.D. Back in July, Katrina Cichon suffered significant injuries when her vehicle skewered and caused it to roll. “I’m good. Taking it day by day. I’m getting better, I’m walking now without much assistance,” says Katrina. Her daughter and dog were in the car with her at the time of the accident. Her daughter only sustained a couple of…

Family And Friends Host A Benefit For Woman Battling ALS

Cindy says feels very grateful to have the support of her friends and family.

FARGO, N.D – Cindy Mason was diagnosed with the disease a year and a half ago when she noticed symptoms in her arm. Her family and friends decided to step in and organize a benefit to help with the costs of remodeling her home to make it more accessible. They had a silent auction, a bake sale and a lunch…

Space Aliens Hosts Jeff Maddock Benefit

The benefit is part of the restaurant's "Space Aliens Helping Earthlings" program

FARGO, N.D. — Space Aliens Grill & Bar in Fargo is giving back to the community, one local cause at a time. It’s hosting a benefit for Jeff Maddock. The Fargo man is fighting a rare form of leukemia. All day today, if you eat at Space Aliens and show the Jeff Maddock Benefit letter on Facebook or Twitter, the…

Community, Performers Support Fargo Woman Fighting Incurable Disease

Shannon Neece is battling an autoimmune disease called ankylosing spondylitis

FARGO, N.D. — The community and some major performers came together to support one woman who’s fighting an incurable disease. Shannon Neece is battling an autoimmune disease called ankylosing spondylitis and her surgeries and medications are extremely expensive. Her benefit included performances from comedian Fred Bevill and rock band Eagles of Death Metal. Neece and her husband, radio personality Mike Waters,…

Getting By With a Little Help From Her Friends; Rock and Roll Fan Battles Autoimmune Disease

"But the one I need for Ankylosing Spondylitis to slow it down, is the cosentyx, and that is $6,000 a month"

FARGO, N.D. — A proud Fargo rock fan says good friends and music can help you get through some of life’s toughest battles. Take a look at how her friends are combining some of her favorite things to take one burden off her shoulders. Since she was a teenager, Shannon Neece has been misdiagnosed. It wasn’t until recently, she is…

Hunter Community Supports Man Who Suffered From Blood Clot in Brain, Infection

Moen was diagnosed last summer

HUNTER, N.D. — A benefit called “Go Red for Randy” is supporting a a much–loved person in the community. Last summer, Randy Moen constantly had terrible headaches. He eventually went to the ER. It turns out he had a blood clot in his brain and an infection. “My surgeon took part of my skull off. Some infection there. They threw that away,…

#ANDOSTRONG Brings Community Together to Fight Medical Bills: Fighting Glioblastoma

What they didn't realize was the skyrocketing price of their medical bills.

FARGO, N.D. — One Fargo man’s world has been flipped upside down this past year. “He’s an incredible father and brother, friend and son, and a great member of the community,” said Jamie Anderson, Travis’ sister. And that became obvious as hundreds of people piled into Shotgun Sally’s to support the Anderson family. “I get teary eyes just seeing everyone…

The Money You Spend on These Items Ensures Workers Receive a Living Wage

First Congregational Church of Christ in Moorhead is selling all different types of fair trade goods that communities benefit from

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you’re looking to spend money that ensures workers receive a living wage, we have just the place for you. First Congregational Church of Christ in Moorhead is selling all different types of fair trade goods that communities benefit from. Not only can you walk away with something new to add to your home or wardrobe, but…