Landon Solberg

Landon Solberg’s Family Creates Landon’s Light Foundation to Pay it Forward

Landon's family says creating Landon's Light Foundation is helping them heal

WEST FARGO, N.D.–After the passing of Landon Solberg, his family is hoping to help other children with medical conditions and their families. Landon’s Light started as a fundraising campaign to help raise money when Landon was diagnosed with cancer. Now his family wants to pay it forward. “For Landon, he had a love for faith, and being physically active, and…

Brody Strahm’s Tribute to Landon Solberg Becomes Local Viral Video

Landon passed away last week after a long battle with brain cancer and the two boys were buddies

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Brody Strahm posted a tribute to his friend Landon Solberg on YouTube. Landon passed away last week after a long battle with brain cancer and the two boys were buddies. Brody said, “We only lived a few houses away from each other and at first it was always Landon, myself, Kaleb and Kai. Then Landon’s longtime…

‘Your light will shine down forever’ Community Remembers Landon Solberg

Around a thousand people gathered at Scheels Arena to honor his legacy

FARGO, N.D. — Landon Solberg was a young boy, but the way he lived his life inspired many. “He lived faithfully. He lived through his friends and family. It wasn’t about Landon. He did so much — even in the darkest of days, his light still shined through with his faith. And again, I hope so many of us were…

Mayors Proclaim September 23 as Landon Solberg Day

Landon served as a symbol of support and hope for people around the world.

FARDO, N.D.–Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and West Fargo Mayor Bernie Dardis have proclaimed Monday, September 23 as “Landon Solberg Day.” Landon Solberg passed away earlier this week following a two-year battle with a rare form of brain cancer. Landon served as a symbol of support and hope for people around the world. The Landon Solberg Fund has been created at…

West Fargo Church remembers Landon Solberg

"You do not need a Ph.D. an IRA and MRA or a BMW in order to serve other people,"

WEST FARGO N.D. — “You do not need a Ph.D. an IRA and MRA or a BMW in order to serve other people,” Pastor Of Prairie Heights Community Church John Hauser. These were just some of the words spoken at the Prairie Heights Community Church on Sunday only two days before Landon’s passing. “We know we got to meet Landon…

Celebration of Life Planned for Landon Solberg

It will be September 23 at Scheels Arena

FARGO, N.D. — A celebration of life will be held for the West Fargo boy who passed away from cancer. In a CaringBridge post, the family of Landon Solberg invites people to honor his life at Scheels Arena in Fargo on Monday. The visitation will be from 4 to 5:30 and the service begins at 6. People are encouraged to…

Young West Fargo Boy Battling Brain Cancer Passes Away

Landon Solberg passed away peacefully Tuesday morning at home

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A 12-year-old West Fargo boy who has been fighting brain cancer has died. A post on Landon Solberg’s CaringBridge page said he passed away peacefully Tuesday morning at home. It says he was surrounded by his family and wrapped in love. Funeral details are pending. We did a number of stories on Landon including earlier this…

Boy Battling Cancer Gets Phone Call from Taylor Swift

Neighborhood kids and friends made a viral video with Landon Solberg to get her attention

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A 12–year–old West Fargo boy battling brain cancer got a phone call he’ll never forget. Neighborhood kids and friends pulled together to make a video with Landon Solberg to get the attention of superstar Taylor Swift. And it worked. The video got more than 16,000 views and retweets. On Friday and for seven minutes straight, Landon…

Local Golfers Hit the Links to Support Landon Solberg at BMI Golf Scramble

The 10-year-old has been battling a brain tumor for the last few months

LEONARD, N.D. — A ten–year old West Fargo boy was the focus of the sixteenth annual Brian Mattson Invitational Golf Scramble. Landon Solberg has been battling an inoperable brain tumor for the last few months, and has been going to Cincinnati for an experimental cancer treatment. Each scramble has been dedicated to someone in the community for the last sixteen years,…