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Laura Langemo joins the FOX6 News Team as an assignment reporter. She came to Milwaukee from Duluth, MN. She worked there for several years as the morning anchor and feature reporter.

Laura has always had a passion for news and she was even nominated for an EMMY for a series she did on premature birth.

During her free time, Laura likes get out and go running and spend time with her family and friends. She says she is thrilled to be a part of the FOX6 News Team.

Recent Articles
  • house

    “A win all the way around:” Transforming a foreclosed building into a house of hope

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It doesn’t look like much now, but in a matter of months a boarded up building will become home for six young adults. “We call it campus housing. These are for youth that have that can do attitude and are motivated. It would be no different from living in a dorm at UWM or Marquette,” Journey House CEO Michele Bria said. The city of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, and Journey House (a social services organization) are teaming up to make this happen. Journey […]

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    “I’m looking for toy treasures:” America’s Toy Scout wants to buy your old toys

    BROOKFIELD (WITI) — They’re boxes and boxes of what may look like just a bunch of old toys, but for Lori Bongard and her father Tom Meyers they’re all special gifts filled with countless stories. “It’s such fond memories of being a kid and my parents were so good to me and I had so much,” said Bongard. After sitting unused for decades, Bongard and her father decided it was finally time to part ways with her toys. That’s where Joel […]

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    “Frozen in time:” Home filled with possessions of Barnum circus family now up for auction

    BROOKFIELD (WITI) — Crowds of people waited outside and eventually made their way into a Brookfield home owned by an iconic family. “This is frozen in time. I know is sounds melodramatic but it’s the truth,” said Open House Estate Sales Inc. President Thomas Ewart. The home is filled with possessions now on sale, but the owners make the items more unique. One of the Barnum relatives of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus lived in this very house after […]

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    “You want to get it now:” Health officials urge you to get a flu shot

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It’s easy to make excuses not to get a flu shot, but Milwaukee Health Department Medical Director Geoffrey Swain says now is the time to get one. “It takes a week or two for a flu vaccine to build up full effect in your body. So you want to get it now so that you’re protected for the flu season,” said Swain. The flu season peaks between November and March. Since October 1st,  20 people in Wisconsin have been […]

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    From 1893 until now: Documentary tracks history of Milwaukee’s Pfister Hotel

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Pfister Hotel made its mark in Milwaukee 120 years ago. What started as a simple request from Marcus Hotels and Resorts to make a short video to celebrate the famous hotel, turned into a much larger project. “In the process of that we learned that there is so much history and story behind this hotel going back to 1893,” said Cory Zimmermann. Owners of Z2 Marketing Cory Zimmerman and Deb Zindler became enthralled with what they were […]

  • candy raisins

    “I want them back:” Once discontinued, Wisconsin man brings back “Candy Raisins”

    DELAFIELD (WITI) — It’s an iconic gummy candy that has been in southeastern Wisconsin for about 80 years. They’re more than just candy to John Barker. They’re a reminder of his childhood. “I’ve been loving those candies since I was just a little kid. I can remember riding my bike up to the golf course and going to the vending machine and grabbing a bag and just loving it,” Barker said. In 2008, Candy Raisins were discontinued, that’s when Barker decided to take […]

  • honor

    “Putting their lives on the line:” Milwaukee honors fallen firefighters

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — For more than a century, Milwaukee firefighters have been protecting lives while putting theirs on the line. On Wednesday, October 8th, the Milwaukee Fire Department took time to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. “When individuals are running out of a building, it is our Milwaukee firefighters who are running into those buildings. They are literally putting their lives on the line for us,” said Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. 127 Milwaukee firefighters have lost their […]

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court on the road

    Wisconsin Supreme Court takes its cases on the road, first time in Waukesha Co.

    WAUKESHA CO. (WITI) — Only a very select number of cases make their way in front of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. On Tuesday, justices took three cases on the road to share the Supreme Court experience, and for the first time ever, did it in Waukesha County. “Since 1993, Justice on Wheels has connected the courts directly with 9,000 people including an estimated 300 that will be here today,” said Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson. Justice on Wheels is an outreach program […]

  • Chairs painted in "Rare Chair Affair"

    “Rare Chair Affair” uses art to help those affected by breast cancer to bond and heal

    SHOREWOOD (WITI) — Breast Cancer Awareness Month has been both a special and emotional time of year for Pat Skowronski for more than a decade, as she was diagnosed with this terrible disease back in 2003. “I was angry and then I cried a lot, and then I said ‘wait a minute, this isn’t going to get me,'” said Skowronski. Six years ago, Skowronski learned about the Rare Chair Affair. “We have breast cancer survivors who work with volunteer artists all summer […]

  • ken nelson

    “It tells who you are:” 91-year-old “handwriting analyst” has been working legal cases since 1976

    MEQUON (WITI) — There’s no need for a computer or smartphone in Ken Nelson’s line of work. All he requires is a pen and paper. “There’s no such thing as handwriting. This is mind writing. The hand only does what the mind tells it to do. What’s in the head and the heart comes out on paper,” said Nelson. Nelson has been analyzing handwriting since 1976. Even at 91 years old, he continues to travel across the state as an expert […]

  • Cole Braun

    EPIC: One man on a mission to raise funds for high school students’ tuition

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Sports have been a lifelong passion for Cole Braun. After an injury forced him to stop playing basketball, he took up running. “Did my first marathon in 2001 and then got involved in multi-sport and triathlons after that and did my first Ironman in 2007,” said Braun. Braun began competing in race after race. He even formed the group “Racers Against Childhood Cancer” and donated funds he raised to childhood cancer research. But now, Braun has a new cause. As CEO of […]

  • pink2

    Conversations for the Cure: Helping to empower, educate women about breast cancer

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Cancer is a word no one wants to hear from their doctor. But many loved ones of Amberlea Childs have received this difficult news, which is what prompted her to become a volunteer for Susan G. Komen Southeast Wisconsin. “Wanting to really help empower women and educate women so breast cancer became my platform,” said Childs. After spending years as a volunteer, Childs found out she too was about to join a sisterhood she never planned to be a part of. […]


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