A Manitowoc woman with ALS is fighting for her life and raising awareness of the debilitating disease.
Some say it takes a village, now a special group of senior citizens are getting involved making a difference in the lives of children.
For nearly 5 years, a group from across Northeast Wisconsin has made it their mission to say "thank you to our vets"
World War II holds a key to our nation's history and EAA is making sure their sacrifice is not forgotten.
While school is out for summer, some very special community leaders are making sure kids stay active.
School's out for summer. While most kids are hanging out and having fun, a local teen is spending his days helping kids less fortunate.
We can all think of at least one person in our life who has made a difference.
A group of local students are embracing a little girl who isn't your typical toddler.
It can be difficult to find a time to shine for kids with special needs, but one local group is making it their mission to help the kids show off their talent.
With the competitive racing season just about in full swing, a local running group is making it their mission to make sure every athlete can take part.
World War II veterans are dying at an alarming rate.
Many families are struggling to make ends meet, rather than focusing on what's truly important.
Some local students are turning wood into a gift of gratitude for those serving on the front lines.
A teenage boy's lifetime dream is about to come true.
Mentors play such a huge role in the lives of children.
We're just weeks away from the excitement of high school prom.
Volunteers throughout the community are helping kids succeed while promoting literacy.
Oral health is noted as one of the biggest needs in the community.
For students at Denmark Elementary, gym class is a little different.
Animal welfare issues have taken center stage in recent media reports.
In a world of school shootings and bullying, some area high school students are making a positive impact.
A local community center is providing a unique service to the community.
For some soldiers, the wounds of war continue long after the battle's done.
The holiday season is known as a time for giving.
To those serving our country, the holidays can be a difficult time away from friends and family.
One local business is getting the community in the Christmas spirit.
For many kids, learning in school can seem a bit boring.
The holidays are all about sharing and caring, and now one local school is getting into the spirit.
The holidays are a time for families to come together and make special memories, but for some, it can be a lonely time.
It's the last recognition of a veteran.
A local man has taken retirement to a whole new level, spending 30,000 hours helping his community.
Learning how to read can be intimidating and scary for young children.
Volunteers are critical to our community, especially to the American Red Cross.
Rick Barry found it hard to get a higher education. So he set another course: Flying choppers to supply the U.S. troops in Vietnam. And as Local Five's Terry Kovarik reports, this week's "Hometown Hero" is helping other veterans keep their stories alive for future generations.
Green Bay man served as WWII bombardier and had knack for disrupting enemy supply lines and saving lives.
Nooe served in Korea on 1953
Former sailor remembers D-Day, the amazing ability of LST ships to move troops and material to Normandy and wounded soldiers back to England.
THIS WEEK'S HOMETOWN HERO SERVED IN THE FIRST GULF WAR....BUT ALSO FEELS A VERY STRONG LINK WITH VIETNAM VETERANS. NOW...STEVE CONTO'S (CON'-TOH) PERSONAL MISSION IS TO MAKE SURE DECEASED VETS FROM THAT WAR ARE NOT FORGOTTEN. LOCAL FIVE'S TERRY KOVARIK HAS HIS STORY.