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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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La Crosse hoping to help drivers and bicyclists get along

The city of La Crosse this week spent time gathering feedback from residents about getting around without a car. The city’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee held a series of meetings to get input from drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians. That feedback will be used to update the city’s comprehensive plan. It is good that the city […]

Turns out we do share some beliefs

Americans can’t seem to agree on much politically these days. It seems that on just about every issue, we’re split 50-50. We are either red or blue, with few shades of purple. It has been said that Americans are more alike than they are different, but it has been hard to see how. A new […]

Future of Wisconsin elections on November ballot

It will be more than just the names of candidates on the ballot in Wisconsin’s November election. The future of elections in the state will also be up for a vote. It won’t come in the form of a referendum question, but the future of our elections will be determined by who Wisconsinites vote for […]

Time for a new courthouse, 60 years ago

In the summer of 1962, the La Crosse County Board okayed plans for a brand new courthouse and jail, to be built a couple of blocks up the street from the existing courthouse built 60 years earlier.  The expected cost, just over 2 million dollars.  Even at that price, the county was looking for ways […]

No 29th this February, but Leap Day has had memorable music

It may be an Olympic year, but it’s not a leap year.  February 29th in history has been memorable on occasion.  On that day in 1940, “Gone With the Wind” won the Oscar for best picture…and a big band hit was number 1 on the charts:     On February 29th, 1940, ”In the Mood” […]

Central High at the state basketball tournament was low-scoring, 97 years ago

In 2017, Central High School won its first state basketball championship since 1925. The final score of that game was 55-53, against Cedarburg — a very high-scoring contest compared to March of 1925, when the La Crosse High School defeated Shawano at Madison in what one newspaper described as a game with ‘cautious playing’ on […]