Cancer awareness

Man runs from Fargo to Stillwater, Minn. for pancreatic cancer awareness

"This run is about transcending pain into a hopeful future."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Laurie Webber died of pancreatic cancer last August. She just had this bright, ferocious, protective loving energy about her. This is the start of a 266 mile journey going from Fargo to Stillwater, Minnesota, to honor the legacy of Laurie Webber and cancer patients everywhere. Mark Dowdle and his team are partnering with the Love Like…

Community rallies behind Fargo woman battling cancer

Lend a Hand Up and family came together for a good cause

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – “You never know what’s knocking at your backdoor.” Breast cancer is never an easy burden to bear. But with friends and family like Chris Beaulieu, one Fargo north woman is being shown an abundance of love and support. Michelle Johnson’s family and friends hosted a benefit in order to rally hope and help during this difficult…

Davies High School hosts ‘1 Million Meters for Mara Olson’

"She was diagnosed with Leukemia in October and so as a cross country team we decided to come up with a way that we could raise funds for her and her family."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Students and staff at a local high school are showing their support for a student battling cancer. Fargo Davies High School students held a 12 hour marathon event to show their support for Junior student Mara Olson. “Today’s fundraising event is called One Million Meters for Mara. Mara Olson, she was diagnosed with Leukemia in October and…

Fargo North High School Celebrates Fourth Annual “Relay for Life”

Cancer survivors walked a lap around the Fargo North track to kick off the ceremony

FARGO, N.D. — After months of preparation, Relay for Life at Fargo North High School celebrated its fourth annual celebration. The event promotes cancer awareness, and honor those who have lost their fight to cancer or are currently fighting the disease, while also donating the funds to the American Cancer Society A dozen survivors walked around the track to kick…

Fargo North Students Dismantle Old Car to “Smash Out Cancer”

Event looks to raise awareness for cancer research, leading up to Fargo North's Relay for Life Friday

FARGO, N.D. — Students at Fargo North High School hammer their way through an old car to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The annual “Smash Out for Cancer” gives students the chance to dismantle an old car with a sledgehammer for fifteen to thirty seconds. With loud bursts of aggression, the echoes from the sledgehammer could be heard ringing…