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Prior to joining the FOX6 team, Bret Lemoine reported for the CBS affiliate in Green Bay (WFRV). Wisconsin is home: Bret grew up in Waukesha and interned in the Milwaukee TV market while attending the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point (UWSP).

During his time at WFRV, Bret covered some of the biggest stories in our state. He was in Madison for daily updates during the collective bargaining debate in 2011. He also covered the Kaukauna tornadoes, the Marinette High School shooting and was stationed in Dallas as the Packers won Super Bowl XLV.

Bret previously worked at WMBD in Peoria, Illinois as a Weekday Reporter and Weekend Anchor/Producer. His reports were recognized twice by the Illinois Broadcasters Association – once in the category of Best Hard News story in 2007, and again in 2008 for his weekly franchise series, “Streets of Speed.” In 2011, he was recognized by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for his work covering the Chestnut St. fire.

Bret enjoys traveling. Some of the places he’s visited include Turkey, Germany, Jamaica, England, Finland, Estonia and many others! In his spare time, Bret enjoys working out, watching TV and talking with people. He is also a big Superman fan.

Recent Articles
  • Northridge Mall

    New partnership aimed at revitalizing Milwaukee’s north side: “Don’t want to see other businesses leave”

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee’s north side could soon get a makeover. A new partnership is aimed at revitalizing the area that’s been hurting since Northridge Mall closed more than a decade ago. Alderwoman Chantia Lewis said those who live near 76th and Brown Deer Road want to see new stores, green space and condos in the area. She said those are things that could soon happen, but there might be one big problem. The 800,000 square foot former Northridge Mall has […]

  • Aiden Archer, Megan Scott

    “This drug becomes number one:” Mother accused of abuse in son’s death dies of heroin overdose

    MILWAUKEE — A little boy died in a horrific case of child abuse. Now, Aiden Archer’s mother is dead of a suspected heroin overdose. She was charged in his case with failure to prevent the abuse. It’s a shocking development in an already surprising case. “We knew that they were on heroin. But we were still surprised,” said Kevin “Judge” Parins with Guardians of the Children. The Milwaukee County medical examiner has confirmed 25-year-old Megan Scott died Wednesday, November 30th […]

  • Recount

    On the eve of a presidential recount in Wisconsin, we’re learning more about how it’ll work

    The presidential recount in Wisconsin kicks off on Thursday, December 1st — and we’ve learned more about how it will all play out. From the cost to logistics, the Wisconsin Elections Commission is keeping clerks and the public informed every step of the way. The recount will begin at 9:00 a.m. in every county across the state. Each has released a projected cost, and indicated whether they’ll process ballots by machine or by hand. Boxes filled with ballots were rolled […]

  • WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 23: Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein answers questions during a press conference at the National Press Club August 23, 2016 in Washington, DC. Stein discussed her candidacy and her attempts to be included in the presidential debates sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates during her remarks. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    Dane County Judge DENIES Jill Stein’s request for hand recount of ballots; new cost estimate $3.9M

    MADISON — Dane County Circuit Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn on Tuesday night DENIED Green Party candidate Jill Stein’s request to force clerks to count ballots by hand during the presidential recount in Wisconsin set to begin on Thursday, December 1st. Clerks will be allowed to recount ballots by hand OR by machine. Judge Bailey-Rihn encouraged clerks to hand count the ballots, saying she agreed that it’s the best way to determine whether voting machines were tampered with — but said she had to […]

  • Valhalla Cemetery

    Bandits at the burial ground! Loved ones mourning loss have vehicles stolen while at the cemetery

    MILWAUKEE — Bandits at the burial ground! Milwaukee police say two vehicles were stolen while people mourned the loss of loved ones at Valhalla Cemetery — near 91st and Silver Spring Drive. Both of these armed robberies took place days apart from each other. “We can no longer take things for granted,” James Wilbern, manager at the nearby Silver Spring Neighborhood Center said. Wilbern said he was appalled to learn what happened recently at the Valhalla Cemetery. “You know, that`s […]

  • Ballots

    State Green Party leader: Organizers prepared for court if hand recount of votes denied

    MADISON — A recount of presidential vote totals in Wisconsin is set to begin this week, and on Sunday, November 27th, preparations were underway to make sure the massive effort goes smoothly. Meanwhile, a state Green Party official said they’re prepared to take this issue to court if need be. Green Party officials have estimated the recount will cost more than $1 million — a bill they’re prepared to pay. However, they want what they’re paying for — a hand […]

  • Black Friday shopping

    “Looking for the deals:” Black Friday shoppers get a jumpstart Thanksgiving Day

    FOX POINT — Black Friday shopping started early this Thanksgiving. Many stores are offering deep discounts, and shoppers are more than willing to cut dinner short to save some dough. Like it or not, long lines outside of stores like Best Buy in Fox Point, have become part of our Thanksgiving traditions. “I just cut my meal short just to get here. Ha,” said Derrick Swan, shopping Black Friday deals. Opening at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, many didn’t have to wait […]

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    Elections Commission expects Green Party to file for recount of November presidential election in WI

    MADISON/MILWAUKEE — Officials with the Wisconsin Election Commission said Wednesday, November 23rd they expect Jill Stein and the Green Party to file a petition Friday, November 25th for a recount of the November 8th presidential election here in Wisconsin (and in two other states — Michigan and Pennsylvania). The Green Party must raise more than $2 million by FRIDAY — and they’ve already raised more than $1 million. “Over the last 48-72 hours, reports have come in from experts, cyberexperts, […]

  • Kendall Humphries

    “We pray you’re safe:” Missing, endangered 16-year-old from Lake Mills last seen Nov. 1st

    LAKE MILLS — The Center for Search & Investigations for Missing Children is looking for public assistance in locating 16-year-old Kendall Humphries. Humphries was last seen on Tuesday November 1st in Lake Mills. Police say new information indicates she may be in danger. Humphries is described as a white female, standing 5’4” tall and weighing 130 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. She also has scar on her left upper lip. She is a beloved daughter and friends and family members are […]

  • Senate districts

    Federal court: Voting districts drawn by Wisconsin Republicans unconstitutional

    MADISON — A federal court says voting districts drawn by Wisconsin Republicans are unconstitutional. The ruling issued Monday, November 21st is a major victory for Democrats who have been in the minority for six years and lost ground in the November election. A three-judge panel tossed maps drawn by Republican lawmakers five years ago, saying they violate the voting rights of Democrats. Once every decade, the Wisconsin Legislature re-evaluates Senate and Assembly districts — drawing new lines that often have a […]

  • Bunzel's Deer Processing

    “Working around the clock:” Bunzel’s Deer Processing busy during opening weekend of gun deer season

    MILWAUKEE — Saturday, November 19th marked the start of Wisconsin’s nine-day gun deer hunting season, and on Sunday, November 20th, meat processors were busy! This, as new guidelines have been put into place by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to better monitor chronic wasting disease. Workers at Bunzel’s Old-Fashioned Meat Market put in extra hours this weekend, as the gun deer hunting season got underway. “This year was a good year. My grandson got his first deer!” Tony Noblin […]

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    “Spread love, not hate:” Students rally outside Ronald Reagan High School, promoting unity and peace

    MILWAUKEE — There’s been debate inside and outside the classroom at Ronald Reagan High School. FOX6 News first told you last week about a mother’s concerns regarding a Milwaukee Public Schools teacher sharing his political views in class. Now, students at that same school are uniting to spread a different message. Several dozen students joined an after-school rally on Thursday, November 17th trying to promote unity and peace. This, after a claim was made by the parent of a Ronald Reagan High School student […]