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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
  • ARCW Thanksgiving baskets

    ARCW delivers special Thanksgiving baskets to patients with AIDS & HIV

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — As volunteers pack boxes of food with care, patients at the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin, or ARCW, are breathing a sigh of relief — especially with Thanksgiving right around the corner. “I can’t wait! I can’t cook the turkey, but I’m going to have my sister cook it for me so we’ll be alright,” said Vivian, who is an ARCW patient who asked us not to use her last name. Vivian says she’s touched by the mission of ARCW as […]

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    Sponsor a family in need this holiday season, “It does feel really rewarding”

    WAUKESHA (WITI) — Christmas shopping has already begun for Mary Beth Winter. But she’s not filling her cart with gifts for her children right now. Instead, she’s buying buying toys for kids she’s never even met! “It does feel really rewarding and really nice to play Santa,” said Winter. Winter is a sponsor for the Christmas Clearing Council of Waukesha County. “They are matched with another family in the community or an organization or an individual who actually shops and delivers the […]

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    “It makes us feel great!” Milwaukee firefighters deliver coats collected during “Warm Up Winter” campaign

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Milwaukee Fire Department rushed into Allen-Field School to a celebrity welcome on Wednesday, November 12th. Firefighters were there to deliver coats, after raising money for them during MFD’s “Warm Up Winter” campaign. “It makes us feel great, you know? To see the smiles on the kids when you give coats out to them,” Milwaukee Fire Lt. Casey Kerwin said. This is the third year for the Milwaukee Fire Department’s “Warm Up Winter” campaign. Over the summer firefighters raised […]

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    U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree passes through Milwaukee, connecting kids with nature

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Crowds of children transformed Milwaukee’s Cathedral Square Park into a holiday wonderland for a special guest on Tuesday, November 11th. “I expected it to be a little bit smaller so when the truck arrived I was pretty excited that it was that big,” said 5th grader Izabela Encino. That truck is carrying the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. Milwaukee is one of 30 cities the tree is visiting after being harvested from the Chippewa National Forest in Minnesota. “The […]

  • Hunger Task Force

    Need is “definitely significant:” Hunger Task Force’s blue donation boxes out for the season

    SHOREWOOD (WITI) — While making her weekly trip to the grocery store, Carli Sanders put a couple extra items in her grocery cart after noticing the Hunger Task Force’s blue donation boxes are back out for the season. “I think it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside and I like teaching my son to do nice things for people in need,” said Sanders. More than 30 Pick ‘n Saves in southeastern Wisconsin received the donation boxes for its Food […]

  • Christmas Fantasy House

    Get in the “holiday spirit:” Ronald McDonald House hosts Christmas Fantasy House

    WAUWATOSA (WITI) — Christmas is weeks away, but Jackie Bonner is ready for the holidays as she made her annual trip to the Christmas Fantasy House on Thursday, November 6th. “It’s amazing and it puts me in the holiday spirit every single year,” said Bonner. This year’s house is especially meaningful to Bonner, as it’s being hosted at the Ronald McDonald House. Bonner found herself temporarily living in a Minnesota Ronald McDonald House when her daughter began having health issues. “If it wouldn’t […]

  • National Eating Healthy Day

    American Heart Assoc. hosts National Eating Healthy Day; grocery stores & restaurants get involved

    BROOKFIELD (WITI) — They’re foods that aren’t typically on Deanna Ingland’s grocery list, but on Wednesday, November 5th she started eating healthy. “With someone who has an education in nutrition, they might be able to steer me to things that will help me improve my life and make me healthy,” said Ingland. Ingland is taking advantage of one of the many programs the American Heart Association and area grocery stores are providing for National Eating Healthy Day — one of those being grocery shopping […]

  • Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign

    Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign kicks off early in Milwaukee County

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It’s the sound many associate with Christmas. Although Santa has almost two months until his big day, Brenda Hayes is thrilled to already be back at bell ringing. “It’s fun, you know. I like to get out and see the people,” said Hayes. This year, the Milwaukee County Salvation Army is kicking off its Red Kettle Campaign a little earlier than in year’s past. “The season between Thanksgiving and Christmas is shorter for us, so we really needed to get in […]

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    “Inspired to fight cancer:” 12-year-old makes care packages for chemo patients

    WAUKESHA (WITI) — A 12-year-old boy watched his grandfather battle and succumb to cancer, and that inspired him to take action to help others affected by such a terrible disease. Cameron Gensler says his grandfather was his best buddy. “He was a guy that lived life to the fullest and he was really happy,” Gensler said. “They fished, they golfed, they played baseball, and he took him on trips — so they were just real close,” Cameron’s mother Jamie Gensler said. In August […]

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    “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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