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Fort Wayne Girl Scout Awarded For Saving Mom’s Life

One day in May 2016, Morgan was home with her mother, Katie Bracht, when Katie Bracht became unresponsive. A diabetic, Katie Bracht’s blood sugar level had become dangerously low. Morgan, a…

Rick Scott- Red Nose Day

Thursday, May 25 is Red Nose Day. Red Nose Day is a national awareness and fundraising day to help kids in need locally and around the world. Rick Scott, V.P of Philanthropy at Comic…

Pastor Kevin Stirrat - “Two Steps From Hope”

The movie, "Two Steps From Hope", premiering at Coldwater Crossing Theater Sunday, May 21, is a result of Lead Pastor, Kevin Stirrat, at Common Ground Church in Decatur, IN., wanting to…

Greg Nettle - “Small Matters”

Melissa Montana talks with Greg Nettle, Co-Author of "Small Matters", today on conversations.  Greg states that all children are at risk and he really wants to encourage parents to be…

Lisa Hollister - Bike Safety

Warm weather brings bicyclist out on the road. Both bike riders and car drivers need to take preventitive measures to alleviate bike accidents. Lisa Hollister, Director of Trauma and Acute…

Claudia Estupinan - Foster Care and Adoption

May is Foster Care Month. Claudia Estupinan, a foster care mother, shares her insight on becoming a foster parent. After she and her husband had two biological children, they knew they wanted…

Eric Doden - Greater Ft. Wayne, Inc.

Greater Ft. Wayne, Inc. has unveiled their 10 - year plan for growth and development. Eric Doden, CEO of Greater Ft. Wayne, Inc. shares with us today the 5 major projects to be completed in…

New Program Works to Improve Kids’ Lives

Whether the needs to be met involve education, medical or mental treatment or help with nutrition and housing, “I think what we're seeing is that Allen County has the resources, but we are…

Richmond 10-Year-Old Helps Others with Diabetes

Avery is a 10-year-old in Richmond who was diagnosed a year ago with Type 1 Diabetes. She has learned a lot in the last year about overcoming the challenges of this disease and wants to help…

Korie Robertson and Chrys Howard - Duck Commander Happy, Happy, Happy Stories for Kids

Duck Commander Happy, Happy, Happy Stories for Kids follows the success of Korie Robertson and Chyrs Howard's previous books by engaging children with lively stories from the "Duck…

Grant Boosts County’s Efforts for it’s Children

Fort Wayne's evolving downtown skyline and riverfront are deservedly catching lots of attention. Not so noticeable but more important is development of the community's next generation. The…

Greenville Prom-Goers Can Win A Car

Greenville's After Prom party has a great incentive for students to attend - they can win a car! Thanks so much to SVG Chevrolet for once again helping our kids stay safe on prom night! 

4th Graders Celebrate Arbor Day

All the 4th grade students at Mississinawa Valley got an education on trees and a Blue Spruce seedling to take home and plant for Arbor Day last week. How cool! Thanks to Ansonia Lumber…

Clear Creek Park Gets Special Playground

Five Earlham College seniors took a class project and turned it into a labor of love. They are creating a park in Richmond for kids with special needs. Equipment will be friendly to physical…

Melissa Spoelstra - Total Family Makeover

Melissa Montana talks with Melissa Spoelstra, Author and Speaker, about her book, "Total Family Makeover: 8 Practical Steps to Making Disciples at Home".  Melissa Spoelstra encourages parents…

Dr. Lisa Bergeron - Autism Spectrum

A recent study published in the Journal of Pediatrics revealed that certain medications increase the risk of obesity in children diagnosed with Autsim Spectrum.  Dr. Lisa Bergeron, Pediatric…

Pastor Jeff Bullard - 4/20 for Hope

Jeff Bullard, Pastor of Freedom Life Church in Winchester, IN. talks with Melissa Montana today about an exciting event, "4/20 for Hope for Randolph County." Reach All Randolph County will be…

Brooke Farrington - Eating Disorder/NEDA WALK

Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and Director of Farrington Specialty Counseling, Brooke Farrington, provides information on how to recognize an eating disorder or body image issues in an…

Eric Tamashasky - Indiana Youth Institute Forum on Cyber Safety and Social Media

With the advancement of social media, cybercrimes are on the increase. Eric Tamashasky, head of cybercrimes with the St. Joesph County Police Department, talks with Melissa Montana…

Jenn Menn - “Faith to Foster”

Melissa Montana talks with Jenn Menn, co-author of "Faith to Foster".  TJ and Jenn Menn are foster parents who wrote this book to inspire others to get involved with foster care as there are…

Children’s Hospital Patients Get New Sheets to Feel ‘more like home’

Even the most basic items can make a tough situation, better. Young patients at Lutheran Children’s Hospital learned that Wednesday when Sheets from Home presented them with new sheets for…

FWCS Joins On My Way Pre-K Program

With a noisy Adams Elementary School pre-K class in the background, representatives from Fort Wayne Community Schools and the United Way announced Wednesday the district will be an On My Way…

Six local middle schools get “Breakfast in the Classroom”

Thanks to a grant received by Fort Wayne Community Schools, students from six local middle schools will have a free breakfast to start their day. "Breakfast in the Classroom" assures 2,200…

Rebecca Hagelin - “30 Ways in 30 Days to Strengthen Your Family”

Melissa talks with Rebecca Hagelin today, author of "30 Ways in 30 Days to Strengthen Your Family".  Rebecca says that she gets so many questions about how to address issues that we face…