Connect with us


As I See It is Wisconsin’s only daily radio editorial, a staple on WIZM since 1971. Hosted by WIZM’s Scott Robert Shaw, the feature has won numerous awards from the Wisconsin Broadcaster’s Association as the best editorial in Wisconsin. Feel free to share your comments. Tell us how you see it!

Contact Scott Robert Shaw at:  [email protected]

You can’t miss the Caitlin Clark show

Sometimes, amid life’s chaos and worries, you need to find something that brings you a little joy. A distraction from our struggles that keeps us from thinking about politics, and wars, and disease and oppression. Like millions of other Americans, I have found that joy to be watching Caitlin Clark play basketball. Clark is a […]

Broader, better field of candidates needed

Doesn’t anyone want to be President anymore? As kids many of us may have dreamed of becoming the leader of the free world. But inevitably we seem to end up with the same candidates to choose from over and over again. In the 2024 contest, both of the main candidates have their flaws, leading some […]

Record warmth has us all confused

Some weather we’re having, isn’t it? Call it the winter that wasn’t. This is the mildest winter I can recall during my 35 years in Wisconsin. It isn’t just a warmer than normal day once in a while. We have had sustained warm weather, and we’ve set many records along the way. Yesterday we were […]

A near record spring snowstorm, and a deadly crash, 50 years ago

In April of 1973, the immediate La Crosse area received 16 inches of snow in just 36 hours. It was the third biggest snowstorm on record in the city, behind snowfalls in 1959, and 1971. In Prairie du Chien, three cars collided on snow-covered Highway 18, near the Old Rock School. Six people from the […]

Men on the moon, money in the bank machine, 54 years ago

“Everybody gets to go to the moon” was part of the lyric of a popular song in 1969, but only three men actually got to take the trip. The first manned landing on the lunar surface happened on July 20th, 1969, a Sunday. Neil Armstrong took those first steps on the lunar surface during the […]

The U.S. suddenly had a new leader on Nov. 22, in 1963

Nov. 22 in 1963 marked the last time that Americans woke up with a president who would not be alive by the end of the day.  President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie had gone to Texas on a political trip when the president and Texas Gov. John Connally were shot while riding in […]