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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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Audit once again shows integrity of our elections

It was the final step to wrap up the November election. La Crosse County conducted an audit of its voting equipment. This happens after every election to ensure that the voting machines we used were working properly. Not surprisingly, they did. Not one discrepancy was found. That has been the case in every audit La […]

Thank you Senator Baldwin

The road was long, but the journey has finally been completed. The United States Senate has passed the Respect for Marriage Act, ensuing same sex couples can remain legally married. The effort was spearheaded by Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, who has spent much of her 40 years in politics advocating for LGBTQ rights. That […]

Time for Wisconsin lawmakers to finally get back to work

Wisconsin’s state representatives continue to enjoy their time off. Our state Assembly representatives and Senators have not met in full session since March. Despite all the issues the state faces, our lawmakers have not felt the need to act, even when summoned back to the Capitol by the Governor. They simply ignored the Governor’s call […]

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 […]

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” […]