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Benefit for Richard Burkhard slated for Saturday

A cancer benefit for Richard Burkhard will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the West Fargo VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., West Fargo.

Burkhard, owner of Burckhard Trucking, West Fargo, was diagnosed with ampullary cancer in 2010 and was cancer free for five years. The cancer returned in January and is inoperable.

The event will include a silent auction, bake sale, and free will lunch.

Check or cash contributions can be sent to the Richard Burckhard Benefit at Dakota Heritage Bank, Box 268, Hunter, N.D. 58048.

Online gifts can be sent to, click "Donate" and give to fund benefiting Burckhard.

For more information contact Donna Alyea, (701) 220-8783, Sheila Heilman, (701) 318-0602 or