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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
  • Refuge Smoothie Cafe

    “Let’s do something nice!” On Pay It Forward Day, Refuge Smoothie Cafe hands out free fruity drinks!

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It’s known for its fruity drinks on the go, but on Thursday, April 30th, customers walking into Refuge Smoothie Cafe got more than they bargained for as their bill came out to zero! “I think it’s a nice reminder — a simple thing of ‘oh yeah, let’s do something nice today’ — even if it’s just a little thing. Little things go a long way,” said Tyler Lindstad as he received a free smoothie. From 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 […]

  • Better Earth Textile Recycling Earth Day Challenge

    “It makes me feel really great:” Kids collecting clothes for those in need, and you can help!

    GLENDALE (WITI) — A box filled with clothes at Glen Hills Middle School is gaining attention among students and the community. “It makes me feel really great because just bringing in bags of my old clothes, like, not thinking — I’m just bringing in clothes and it’s helping other people. It makes me feel really good,” said eighth-grader Cooper Scheldroup. The company Better Earth Textile Recycling, which focuses on going green and reducing landfill waste, put out a challenge to […]

  • Catherine Draeger

    “Making a difference:” Milwaukee woman wins Ten Outstanding Young Americans Award

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Winning an award was the furthest thing from Catherine Draeger’s mind when she began fulfilling her mission of helping others. It all started when she began searching for a support group for the loved ones of police officers. “My ex-husband was at his third funeral in just over six months for an officer who had committed suicide. What do you do that day? What do you say to him when he walks back through the door? I […]

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    “Big old mess:” Garbage truck crashes into apartment complex after collision with car

    RACINE (WITI) — Shocking sights and sounds had neighbors staring in disbelief on one stretch of 16th Street in Racine Thursday morning, April 23rd. “I was actually getting ready for work like I was laying in the bed and I heard the boom and then all of a sudden I heard all of the fire trucks coming down here,” said Racine neighbor Deonte Walton. The incident happened around 7 a.m. Police say the garbage truck was traveling west bound on 16th […]

  • hit and run

    You’re in an accident and fearful of what may happen next, what should you do?

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — An accident and one man’s subsequent decision will forever haunt two Milwaukee families. In a matter of moments, 2-year-old Damani Terry ran into the street near 48th and Glendale. Police say Archie Brown Junior hit Damani with his van, stopped and appeared distraught. That’s when the boy’s uncle, Ricky Chiles shot Brown in the street — a stray bullet struck and killed Damani’s brother, 15-year-old Rasheed Chiles. Four days later, Chiles killed himself in a Chicago motel […]

  • Laura Langemo takes a “stab” at fencing in downtown Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Fencers from around the country have made their way to Milwaukee to compete in the U.S. Fencing North American Cup. Laura Langemo visited the Wisconsin Center to see what it’s all about.

  • Shoes

    Shoe shopping for your health at Performance Running Outfitters

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Having the right pair of shoes while running is important as they support your body and can help prevent injuries. FOX6 WakeUp’s Laura Langemo is being healthy as she shops for shoes at Performance Running Outfitters in Brookfield on Thursday, April 16th. For more information on Performance Running Outfitters, CLICK HERE.

  • Laura

    Get a sneak peek look at the world premier play ‘Luchadora’

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It’s a story about family, culture and wrestling. FOX6 WakeUp’s Laura Langemo checked out the Marcus Center to give you a behind-the-scenes look at first stage’s world premier of Luchadora.

  • home

    Now that it’s warm outside, it’s time to assess your home for damage caused by winter

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Now that the snow is gone and the sun is shining you can see the damage old man winter left behind. It’s a good time to assess your home to prevent future problems. You can start with checking your gutters, as clogged or malfunctioning gutters can overflow and cause flooding. “Putting a hose up there and making sure that it’s pitched properly so that it’s actually heading down towards the downspout versus there being any pooling that might end up […]

  • brinn

    Larger-than-life board game teaches kids to be healthy

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It’s a larger-than-life board game that encourages kids to be healthy while having fun. Laura Langemo visited Betty Brinn Children’s Museum to see how it all comes together.

  • Coast In Bikes: A new spin on the traditional bike shop

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It’s a new spin on the traditional bike shop. You’ll want to check out Coast In Bikes in Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood. That’s where FOX6 WakeUp’s Laura Langemo found herself on Monday, April 13th.

  • prom

    Ridge Community church collects dresses for girls to be “a Cinderella like every girls fantasy”

    GREENFIELD (WITI) — Dresses of all colors, styles, and sizes on racks at the Ridge Community Church are just a few of the gowns Mia Risch and her friends will be choosing from in anticipation of an exciting night. “Being a Cinderella like every girls fantasy being that princess that everyone stares at,” said Risch. For the very first time, the church is putting on a prom for people with special needs. “You don’t realize just how full your heart […]


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