brain tumor

Lincoln Elementary School organizes fundraiser for former teacher in need

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A south Fargo grade school is supporting their former teacher through a tragic time by fundraising and outdoor activities. Ross Olson taught physical education at Lincoln Elementary School for 12 years. He suffered multiple seizures while driving, leading to a crash in late October, leading to severe shoulder damage. CT and MRI scans revealed a tumor…

Holiday Hand Up campaign helps a West Fargo man battling brain cancer

Lend a Hand Up is starting its 3rd annual Holiday Hand Up Campaign through December 15th.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Holiday Hand Up is a giving event to raise funds for families across our community struggling because of health issues or other trauma. You can donate to up to 26 families fundraising this year now through December 15th. Every donation is boosted in value by 20 percent up to $5,000 per family, so generosity makes…

Mom Receives Life-Changing Gift, Calls It A “Christmas Miracle”

Her son is battling cancer and undergoing chemotherapy.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Dexter is a seven-year-old boy who loves to play video games, Legos and ride his bike. In May, Dexter was experiencing serious headaches and nausea. After a few trips to the hospital, he was diagnosed with stage 4 Medulloblastoma. “Since then, we have moved to Fargo, so he can receive medical treatment. We’ve been through a long journey,…

Fargo’s Eagles Elementary Sends Off Teacher Leaving For Brain Surgery

Students, faculty and staff gathered for the emotional goodbye.

FARGO, N.D.- Students, Faculty and Staff say “See you later” to a teacher undergoing brain surgery to remove a tumor. “So today was really a celebration of Mr. Hetland and all of the things that he has done here at Eagles and just to send him off on a positive note. Everybody’s been thinking about him. And you know happy…

“Landon’s Light” Group Warns of Online Scammers

On Facebook, the group warns of fraudulent Facebook and Etsy sites

FARGO, N.D. — Family and friends of a young West Fargo boy battling a rare brain tumor has a warning for people. On the Facebook page of Landon’s Light, a post says national press coverage has increased fraudulent Facebook and Etsy sites. None of the profits from those sites are going to the family. NDSU coach Dave Richman wore his…

Memorials And Services Are Set For Arizona Sen. John McCain

Former Presidents Obama and Bush To Speak At Service, President Trump Not Invited To Attend

Whenever America was in a fight during his long lifetime, John McCain was in the thick of it. The Republican U.S. Senator from Arizona, and two-time candidate for president, died Saturday after fighting a brain tumor. He was 81. McCain will lie in state at the Arizona capitol on Wednesday with a memorial service on Thursday in Phoenix. His body…

NDSU Raises Money to Support Student With Brain Tumor

The school raised $5600 to help Tyler Robertson receive treatment for his Glioblastoma

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a record high for the eighth annual “Battle of the Cents–es” at NDSU. The College of Health Professions and College of Engineering collected over $5600. Last year’s event raised nearly $4400. All of the money collected will support Tyler Robertson. The 2016 graduate of West Fargo High School attended NDSU to study mechanical engineering. But following…