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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
  • airport

    7th graders get a behind-the-scenes tour of Mitchell International Airport

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Many 7th graders like Kyra Aguillard have never been in an airport let alone an airplane, but that is no longer the case. “I think this is really cool and it’s awesome to get to see the pilots and the planes and to actually look inside and get behind the scenes,” said Aguillard. The students from Victory School were invited to Mitchell International Airport by Southwest Airlines. They’re kicking off the Council of Small Business Executives, or COSBE’s “Be […]

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    “It’s pretty much a blessing:” Habitat for Humanity home built to honor Pope Francis

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Dozens of volunteers spent Monday morning building five new homes in the rain for Habitat for Humanity. But one of those hard workers is actually a recipient of one of the homes. “It’s pretty much a blessing and I’m here and I’m happy,” said Erskine Jude. Jude was thrilled to learn he will soon own the very home he is working on. He plans to move in with his mother and his 2 nephews who he has cared for […]

  • backpack buddies

    Giving kids the tools they need to succeed! Hundreds of children receive backpacks filled with supplies

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Students at Doerfler Elementary School walked in to quite the surprise Wednesday morning, September 10th! Students received free backpacks — filled with school supplies! It’s all part of the annual “Backpack Buddies” program. “I was like ‘are they going to give them out or something?'” second-grader Justin Chico said. “You can kind of feel the energy and excitement in the air when you`re here,” Balistreri-owned Sendik’s Food Markets Owner Margaret Harris said. Hundreds of backpacks filled the school’s auditorium, and the […]

  • Watertown Plank Road pedestrian sky bridge

    Peace of mind for families staying at Ronald McDonald House: Watertown Plank sky bridge is open

    WAUWATOSA (WITI) — It is meant to help folks get from the Ronald McDonald House to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. The Watertown Plank Road pedestrian sky bridge has opened! For five months after her now three-year-old daughter Lydia was born, Tiffany Spoor stayed at the Ronald McDonald House. Lydia was born with Down Syndrome along with a defect in her heart and esophagus. “I remember sleeping at the Ronald McDonald House and getting a call at two in the morning saying ‘something […]

  • Union Grove High School teachers create back-to-school music video

    Motivating students: Union Grove teachers’ back-to-school video goes viral

    UNION GROVE (WITI) — Teaching is much more than a job to Union Grove High School teachers Mitchell Brachmann and Jordan Hein, it’s a passion. To discourage students from getting the back to school blues, they like to have a little fun. “It’s really kind of just elevated everybody’s mood and attitude coming into the school year,” said Hein. This year the duo made another hit music video titled “This School” set to the tune of “Footloose.” “Mr. Brachmann and I […]

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    Celebrating the workforce: Hundreds take to the streets of downtown Milwaukee for Laborfest Parade

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Crowds took to the streets of downtown Milwaukee holding banners and flags in celebration of Labor Day Monday, September 1st. “It`s just about how work is getting better and people are starting to get happy again because they`ve got jobs finally,” said Wisconsin Laborer’s District Council President John Schmitt. The Laborfest Parade kicked off at Zeidler Union Square Park and the more than two-mile route ended at the Summerfest grounds. More than 20 organizations were represented in the parade. “To get […]

  • Zebra at the Milwaukee County Zoo

    Go on a safari! Behind the scenes at the Milwaukee County Zoo

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — They are areas off-limits to guests at the Milwaukee County Zoo, but that’s changing on Saturday, August 23rd. “It’s a lot of stuff we do behind the scenes that isn’t visible on a normal day basis,” said Milwaukee County Zoo Winter Quarters Supervisor Danielle Faucett. Zoo animal sponsors are invited to go on an Animal Safari. “It’s basically a thank you to our animal sponsors. It gives them a little bit more in-depth of what goes on here at […]

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    Smoother drive to come: Road construction hits Milwaukee’s east side

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Cruising along Prospect and Farwell isn’t a real pleasant drive, especially for Kelly Weckwerth who rides a moped. “I have to swerve around a lot to not hit a pothole so its kind of scary sometimes,” said Weckwerth. But that’s about to change. The Milwaukee Department of Public Works is repaving North Prospect Avenue from East Kilbourn Avenue to East Ogden Street, and North Farwell Avenue from East Brady Street to North Prospect Avenue. “The roads took a beating this […]

  • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

    “Floor to ceiling windows:” Potawatomi opens its new hotel, creates 250 permanent jobs

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — We’ve been watching the progress for years, but now the hotel in Potawatomi Hotel and Casino is open to the public. “I can`t believe it`s here. It seems like just yesterday we were breaking ground back in 2012,” said Potawatomi Hotel and Casino External Communications Manager Ryan Amundson. The hotel features 381 rooms surrounded in windows. “Floor to ceiling windows, you`ll get a great view of downtown Milwaukee. It will be a unique experience when people stay here,” said […]

  • bus

    New bus routes give some people opportunity to work outside their neighborhood

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Riding the bus was something Jackie Ivy never had to do. But when her car broke down back in February, she needed a lift. Since there were no buses that went out to Menomonee Falls, Ivy lost her job. “I was hurt, I was very disappointed, that was my livelihood. So I no longer had a livelihood and it placed me in a position of homelessness,” said Ivy. Now that’s changing.The Milwaukee Innercity Congregations Allied for Hope, or MICAH, and the Black Health […]

  • Carissa Cichacki

    “I just hope I make a difference:” Oak Creek lends a helping hand to homeless veterans

    OAK CREEK (WITI) — They’re cans and boxes of food many take for granted in their cupboards at home. Now one young lady is asking you to open your cupboards and your heart and donate to a worthy cause. “The veterans mean so much to me and I just hope I make a difference in their lives,” said 19-year-old Carissa Cichacki. After learning about the dramatic number of homeless veterans, Cichacki decided to something about it. “They told me we’re lining […]

  • camp yellow ribbon

    “I’m having fun and not worrying about the stress I’m having:” Camp helps kids with parents in the military

    OCONOMOWOC (WITI) — For as long as Cailyn Danick can remember, her mother has been in the Army. Although sharing her mom with the military is a challenge, she has found comfort in her annual trip to summer camp. “I’m having fun and not worrying about all of the stress I’m having or anything that’s pulling me down,” said Danick. Camp Yellow Ribbon is a week long camp hosted by Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin. It’s for kids between the ages […]


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