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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!

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Nothing government can do says chair of health committee

What can government do? The answer is nothing. At least in the eyes of one Wisconsin state representative. State Rep. Joe Sanfelippo gave an interesting interview to the Wisconsin Eye Network this week as he discussed governmental response to the coronavirus. In his words, “there is nothing the government can do” to fight Covid-19. Sanfelippo’s […]

Order to go, please

It is getting hard to keep track of the rules. The on-again, off-again ruling that Wisconsin bars and restaurants limit occupancy to no more than 25% of capacity is on again. A judge had put a temporary halt to the order last week, but now the courts have sided with the Governor Tony Evers’ administration […]

Will they make the most of their one last chance on stimulus package?

One last shot? It appears there may be one final chance for Congress to help struggling Americans. But it is a tight window. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a 48 hour deadline for reaching an agreement for a second coronavirus stimulus bill. It is likely the final opportunity to reach a deal in advance of […]

Trouble for the Catbirds, the new team in town, 35 years ago

In the fall of 1985, the Catbirds basketball team of the CBA was about to play its first season in La Crosse, after spending two years in Louisville.  But a Tribune story talked of trouble with the new team. In November, the players were still in training camp.  Center Russell Cross had his right knee […]

Rice, or Coffey? Wisconsin voters were offered the choice in the 70’s

In October of 1977, Judge James Rice of Monroe County launched a bid for the Wisconsin Supreme Court.  Rice said the main issue of his campaign was to promote judicial efficiency, to tackle problems of delays in the state court system.  The judge was running for a seat being vacated by retiring Justice Leo Hanley.  […]

Get your skateboard off the sidewalk, 33 years ago

In October of 1987, the La Crosse city council passed an ordinance to ban skates and skateboards from city streets, parking ramps, and sidewalks in business districts.  Skating would be allowed in residential parts of the city.  The manager of the Village Shopping Center said the rule would help prevent skateboard users from crashing through […]