Fargo Firefighters Bring Gifts to Kids In the Hospital

The event is celebrating its 30th year.

FARGO, N.D. — Firefighters got out of their daily routines to continue the yearly tradition of delivering presents to kids in the hospital. “It started back in 1990 I believe. And it’s something our local firefighter union teams up with Macy’s. So we buy presents, and then Macy’s also donates some and we go to the hospitals in town. We…

Holiday Homes of Hope Tour Raises Awareness for Cystic Fibrosis

Funds from the event go towards medication, scholarships, and education

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Some call cystic fibrosis an invisible disease, but one organization is raising awareness with the Holiday Homes of Hope tour. “It can be very frightening to know you have an invisible disease. There’s a lot of uncertainty with that. There’s also a lot of hope,” Pam Thompson, development director for Cystic Fibrosis Association of ND, said. The group’s Holiday…

Minnesota Woman Moving to North Carolina, Hoping to Save Her Life

Teri Starkey has Cystic Fibrosis and can't get the double lung transplant she needs unless she moves to North Carolina. Fox 9 News' Paul Blume Reports from Delano, Minnesot

DELANO, Minn. — A woman suffering from cystic fibrosis needs to move more than one thousand miles to have a life-saving double lung transplant. “I’d say it’s like when you have the flu and you’re knocked out for a week and you think you’re dying,” said Teri Starkey, who lives in Delano.  “That’s a good portion of my life.” Teri and…