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
  • Packers to reduce seating capacity, require face masks if fan attendance permitted in 2020 season

    GREEN BAY –Green Bay Packers season ticket holders on Friday, July 3 received a message from Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy about necessary adjustments to expect this season as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Although the organization remains optimistic, there is a possibility that Lambeau Field will be unable to host fans for games this season. The stadium’s seating capacity, if fans are even allowed, will be greatly reduced. As a result, the Packers cannot guarantee general bowl and club seats to […]

  • MFD chief says figurine incident ‘damaged the trust and reputation’ of department in community

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Fire Chief Mark Rohlfing announced on Thursday, July 2 that the finding of a brown figurine at Fire Station 2 back in February — and how command staff handled the situation has “damaged the trust and the reputation” of the department in the community. Rohlfing held a news conference to address the issue on Thursday. He indicated internal discipline charges will be handed to the one person who found and hung the figurine at the station — […]

  • ‘Act responsibly:’ Despite COVID-19 threat, Oconomowoc plans for July 3 fireworks

    OCONOMOWOC — While many communities steer clear of large gatherings due to COVID-19 this Fourth of July, Oconomowoc is going ahead with its Jul 3 fireworks plans despite the virus threat. Protective measures are being encouraged for the festivities, but some worry it may not be enough. With no fireworks planned in their home community, Marvin and Leda Stefanich visited Oconomowoc on Wednesday, trying to find the best view at City Beach for Friday’s big show. “Hales Corners is not […]

  • Milwaukee alderman ‘not convinced’ there will be any in-person DNC events after Fiserv Forum split

    MILWAUKEE — As the Democratic National Convention scales-down its Milwaukee event in the wake of the coronavirus, its problems are growing. One city leader said Tuesday, June 30 that he believes the DNC could be chopped down even further after abandoning Fiserv Forum. “I’m still not convinced there’s going to be any physical gathering in Milwaukee as things evolve,” Alderman Bob Bauman of Milwaukee’s 4th District. Bauman addressed a bombshell report published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Tuesday, June […]

  • Dimple and Denis Navratil

    Racine business owners claim denial of COVID-19 relief grant after ‘Safer at Home’ protest

    RACINE — After attending a protest in Madison, in opposition to Safer at Home orders in April, owners of a Racine business say they’re being discriminated against — planning to sue the city after not receiving COVID-19 relief grants. Denis and Dimple Navratil said they would’ve received $6,500 from the grants. They’re now asking themselves, what was the cost of free speech? The pandemic is been a plague on business for the owners of Dimple’s in downtown Racine. “When we […]

  • COVID-19 outbreak temporarily shuts down some Lake Geneva businesses

    LAKE GENEVA — A COVID-19 outbreak in the Lake Geneva area is temporarily shutting down some businesses. Two area restaurants meet the health department’s definition of an “outbreak” — meaning two or more employees have tested positive for the coronavirus. At Pier 290 in Williams Bay, three employees tested positive. Those workers remain in home isolation as Pier 290 closes its doors for at least 48 hours for a deep cleaning. At Chuck’s Lakeshore Inn in Fontana, two employees are […]

  • Small business owners disappointed 2020 DNC is being scaled back, need to change plans

    MILWAUKEE — With the 2020 Democratic National Convention scaling down and leaving Fiserv Forum, many small businesses in southeast Wisconsin are feeling left out. Last year, it was estimated $200 million would be spent by visitors during the run of the 2020 DNC. That would have provided a serious boost to locally-owned businesses. But now, that money and special contracts are drying up. On Wednesday, June 24, Democrats announced the convention would be scaled down due to the threat of […]

  • Joel Acevedo, Michael Mattioli

    George Floyd family attorney joins family of Joel Acevedo as bond set at $50K for Officer Mattioli

    MILWAUKEE — Michael Mattioli, the off-duty Milwaukee Police Officer charged in connection with the death of Joel Acevedo following a fight inside Mattioli’s home near 45th Street and W. Cleveland Avenue on Sunday, April 19, made his initial appearance in court in Wednesday, June 24 as a high-profile attorney joined Acevedo’s family. Mattioli is facing a charge of first-degree reckless homicide. Cash bond was set at $50,000 — an amount attorneys for Acevedo’s family felt was too low. A preliminary hearing […]

  • Protest outside Ingleside Hotel in Pewaukee during Vice President Mike Pence's visit

    ‘This isn’t my America:’ VP met by protesters at Waukesha school visit, Pewaukee hotel rally

    PEWAUKEE — Vice President Mike Pence launched a faith-centered tour in a conservative Milwaukee suburb, after touting Wisconsin’s school choice program for the second time this year. Pence’s events Tuesday, June 23 in Wisconsin came two days before President Donald Trump was slated to visit both Marinette and Green Bay where he is to broadcast a town hall meeting. The dual visits in one week speak to Wisconsin’s importance in the presidential race. Outside the Ingleside Hotel in Pewaukee, some […]

  • VP’s planned stops in Waukesha, Pewaukee come with COVID-19 gathering guidelines in place

    WAUKESHA — Vice President Mike Pence will be joined by Secretary Betsy DeVos and participate in a School Choice roundtable at Waukesha STEM Academy on Tuesday, June 23. Afterward, VP Pence will deliver remarks  around 1 p.m. at the Faith In America Event at the Ingleside Hotel in Pewaukee. Former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will also be speaking during the pre-program. If you are interested in attending the event, tickets are available online HERE on a first-come, first-served basis. The […]

  • Milwaukee Health Services distributes COVID-19 resources, info amid Juneteenth celebrations

    MILWAUKEE — City leaders shared a message to stay healthy during the pandemic at Milwaukee’s Juneteenth celebrations on Friday. The spread of COVID-19 weighed heavily on Denise Holmes’ mind during the day’s celebrations. “I had an uncle who died from it. We know a lot of people who died from it,” said Denise Holmes with Greater Mt. Sinai church. “I keep up with it — I’m like with everything that’s going on, and you want to protest but we still […]

  • Families of 3 people killed by same Wauwatosa police officer protest, file complaints

    WAUWATOSA — All over Wauwatosa on Thursday, June 18, calls for justice could be heard as the families of three people — all of whom were killed by the same Wauwatosa police officer — filed citizen complaints. “Every day you’re going to grieve,” said Jay Anderson Sr. “You’re going to grieve every day.” Four years after Jay Anderson Jr.’s death, his family filed a citizen complaint against the officer who killed him. They say Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah has […]

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