Landon’s Light

Bison Basketball Team Honors Landon Solberg At Light It Up For Landon

"His story will continue forever and he's just indescribable. You cannot describe him with how nice he was."

    FARGO N.D. — Fans and players packed into the Scheels Center lighting up the court with their Landon’s Light Gear for Landon Solberg. His kindness and good deeds extend well beyond the valley. “I was friends with Landon and he was on my 4th grade football team and we talked a lot at basketball tournament,” Landon’s Friend Braden…

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…

‘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…

Sheyenne High School Honors Landon Solberg After Two-Year Battle With Cancer

They wore gear with the things he loved

WEST FARGO, N.D. —  After Landon Solberg’s two–year battle with brain cancer, the Sheyenne High School Mustangs are honoring him by showing up to school in what he loved. That’s Landon’s Light gear, neon colors, NDSU and Eagles gear. The idea came after some discussion in a group chat. “All of his friends, I know some of them, it’s completely…

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…

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…

Taylor Swift Calls West Fargo Boy Battling Rare Disease

This comes after Landon and his friends made a video that got 16,000 views and retweets

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A special boy fighting a rare disease in West Fargo gets a “swift” response from his favorite singer. Landon Solberg and his friends made a Youtube video in hopes of getting Taylor Swift’s attention. And it worked! She called Landon this week as he was surrounded by friends. They say she was “genuine, authentic and caring.”…

Landon’s Light Stopping T-Shirt Sales Temporarily Because of Scammers

There have been some fake shirt sellers appearing online

FARGO, N.D. — An update to a story we first brought you last night. The family behind “Landon’s Light” is stopping all t-shirt orders due to fake shirt sellers appearing online. The t-shirts are meant to raise money for 11-year-old Landon Solberg, who is fighting a rare brain tumor. The family noticed fake t-shirts on sites like Etsy and Facebook after…