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Sanford announces All-Star Maris Celebrity golf lineup at Swing Training

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Pro wrestling champ Brock Lesnar, Vikings tight end Ben Ellefson and baseball greats Ken Griffey Senior and Goose Gossage are among those who will play in the annual Roger Maris Celebrity Golf tournament. Sanford Health announcing the lineup during the kickoff of the inaugural Swing Training fundraiser at Suite Shots in South Fargo. Teams of up…

Sanford Health touts bone marrow transplant from same patient

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Sanford Health accomplishes a major milestone. The Fargo Bone Marrow Transplant program completes its first bone marrow transplant from the same patient at Roger Maris Cancer Center. A bone marrow transplant takes stem cells out of the body, freezes them, stores them in a lab and puts the healthy cells back in the body after chemotherapy….

7-year-old celebrates being cancer free at Roger Maris Cancer Center

Tommy Calder was diagnosed with leukemia in February of 2018. After nearly three years of treatment, the Warren, Minnesota native is cancer free.

FARGO, N.D. –February 18th, 2018 was the day Robert Calder and Tina Flier heard every parent’s worst nightmare. “It felt like a big punch in the stomach,” said Calder. Their son Tommy was diagnosed with Leukemia. Since that day, the family has made the two-hour trip from their home in Warren, Minnesota to the Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo…

Couple makes comfier masks using 3D printer, donate them to Sanford Health

FARGO, N.D. – A husband and wife team are doing what they can for healthcare workers with the help of Microsoft. Ryan Borstelmann of Microsoft decided to improve mask comfort after hearing complaints from his wife who works at Roger Maris Cancer Center. Using a 3D printer and some open source designs, he went to work producing mask straps that…

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…

61 For 61 Radiothon Raising Money For Roger Maris Cancer Center

Fundraiser Runs All Day Friday At West Fargo Family Fare

WEST FARGO, N.D. — One of the biggest cancer charity events in the region is this Friday, and you can help families facing the disease all day. Sanford’s 61 for 61 radiothon starts at 6:00 a.m. Friday, September 6th. The money goes to support patients at the Roger Maris Cancer Center. 107.9 The Fox is broadcasting live from the Family…

Sanford Choir Spreads Holiday Cheer to Cancer Patients With Christmas Carols

More than 80 people volunteered to sing this year

FARGO, N.D. — Patients get a special, holiday surprise from employees at Sanford’s Roger Maris Cancer Center. Sanford’s employee choir spent the morning trying to brighten some patient’s day with plenty of Christmas carols. Patients can spend hours getting their chemo treatments at the hospital, which is why they say Christmas songs are great way to help the time fly by….

LIVE: FeBROary Combines Beer And Charity

Proceeds From Chairty Event Help Roger Maris Cancer Center

  Brian Frank with Bergseth Bros. joins us to talk about the second FeBROary charity event. FeBROary starts with a large list of beers. Frank shared several of them with us. There will also be appetizers, haircuts and trims from Men’s Hair Co., and a silent auction. Proceeds from tickets, the auction, and vendor fees go to the Sanford Roger…

“Real Men Wear Pink” Donations Help Fund American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Programs

Free Wigs, Cosmetics and Consultations Are Provided To Those Impacted By Breast Cancer

FARGO, ND — October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and KVRR anchor TJ Nelson is helping raise money for the American Cancer Society through the “Real Men Wear Pink” campaign. Earlier this month, we featured the cancer-battle story of Maria Schmidt. She was diagnosed with breast cancer after returning to college to pursue a nursing degree at UND. She beat…