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“61 for 61” Events Benefit Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center

Funds raised will go towards a variety of programs

FARGO, N.D. –Sanford is having several activities this weekend as part of their “61 for 61” events that benefit the Roger Maris Cancer Center. Today, they had a radio–thon with 107.9 The Fox, a local radio station. Funds raised during all the events will go towards support programs, amenities for patients, clinical research, and training for staff. The fundraiser is…

“A Cause For Cassie” Raises Money for Woman Battling Breast Cancer

Cassie Kraft still has several more rounds of chemotherapy

FARGO, N.D. — People gathered at Slammers Sports Bar to raise money for a woman battling breast cancer. Cassie Kraft, who has a family history of cancer, was recently diagnosed and has several more rounds of chemotherapy and surgery. Funds raised from the silent auction will help pay for her medical bills. The organization “Lend a Hand Up” is also matching…

“Cody’s Crusaders Benefit” Supports Man With Rare Form of Cancer

Cody Cox was recently diagnosed with epithelioid sarcoma

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People in the community came together to support one man was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. “I’ve had a lump on the my arm for the past five years. Started growing within the past couple of months. My wife told me to go get it checked out. Rochester diagnosed it as epithelioid sarcoma which is a…

Community Coming Together to Help Dan Turner and His Family

"He's an amazing individual. He's got a heart of gold and he would do anything for anybody"

FARGO, N.D. — Over the last few months, Dan Turner has been working to gain back his strength, his ability and his life after open heart surgery. But people in the community wanted to make that transition easier for Dan and his family. When people describe Dan Turner, many of them say… “He’s an amazing individual. He’s got a heart…

Community Rallies Behind One Man’s Road to Recovery

Family wants people to know not to drink and drive

FARGO, N.D. — People in the community are rallying behind one man as he goes through the road to recovery. Four months ago, Josh Jensen was drinking and got behind the wheel. He fell asleep and kept going straight when the road curved. “Drinking and driving is a bad thing. I want people to know that. Also, seatbelts save lives. It…

Benefit for Sharron Ahlfeldt Living With Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Today Sharron Ahlfeldt is still battling her cancer and her co–workers are trying to help

FARGO, ND — Six years ago a North Dakota woman with soft tissue sarcoma was told she had a year and a half to live. Today Sharron Ahlfeldt is still battling her cancer and her co–workers are trying to help. A benefit was held at First Lutheran Church in Fargo to raise funds for current and ongoing medical expenses. More…

Barnesville Pulls Together to Help Molly Greiff

While undergoing physical therapy in Colorado, friends in her hometown come together to help

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — A small town is helping a family in need after a freak accident changed a young woman’s life. Parents said Molly Greiff, a 25-year-old from Barnesville, is still in rehab after breaking her back on October 15th. She’s known for her high spirits and hard work ethic. “Molly’s very energetic,” explained her father, Adrian Greiff. “She likes…

Prince’s Guitar Sell for Over Half a Million Dollars

That's the highest amount paid for one of the late rock star's guitars

  NATIONAL — A guitar that Prince used in the 1980s and 90s has sold for $700,000. That’s the highest amount paid for one of the late rock star’s guitars. Julien’s Live auction house anticipated the teal blue Cloud guitar would be sold for $60,000 to $80,000. Prince donated it in 1994 to benefit Los Angeles earthquake relief. The guitar…

Former Fargo Officer Loses Appeal, Will Not be Reinstated

David Boelke appealed his removal from the force to clear his name

FARGO, ND — The Civil Service Commission will not reinstate a former police officer who was fired from his job in August. David Boelke appealed his removal from the force to clear his name. It’s a case the Fargo Civil Service Commission says was no easy job. “It’s a challenge,” said Jane Pettinger, who is on the FCSC. “This is…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids to Hold Annual Community Event Sunday

Organizer Sue Baron said the biggest benefit is raising awareness about homelessness in our backyards

WEST FARGO, ND — People are coming together to shine a light on what they call an overlooked problem in our community, child homelessness. Golden Drive Homeless Kids is hosting its 5TH annual community event and bike run in the parking lot of Sandy’s Donuts in West Fargo. The group will be collecting donations and supplies for homeless children and…