Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
In honor of
We begin with #’s 8, 9, and 10.
At one time, our tiny town was the fastest growing area in southeast
We have well-intentioned leaders at City Hall. They are to be commended for ebbing public servants. If only they’d read the papers and watch the news more often. We are in a recession. Time to stop taxing and spending was a long time ago.
We have great businesses, just not enough. We need more. Could we pull back on the obnoxious rules and regulations?
We have good restaurants, just not enough of them. We need more. One of two great ones would be nice.
Ditto for retail stores.
Schools? We’re not MPS by any means. But our schools could use improvement, especially in student achievement. The management of our system, especially our School Board, needs something close to a miracle to provide any sort of leadership.
9) COMMUNITY SUPPORT
This past March, I was the timer for the Franklin-Hamilton boys basketball WIAA playoff game at
They were there en masse with their
Multiply that by football, girls and boys basketball, soccer, etc., and throw in Little League.
Oh, we have our moments. But despite what some irresponsible bloggers who love to dwell in rumor, innuendo and speculation (anything but facts) love to write,
Our biggest blemishes that actually got the attention of a sleepy public the last few years:
Boomgaard. This is the best your PR group could come up with?
Mayor Taylor, a political figure, and his staff, that work for a politician, may have engaged in political work in a political building popularly known as City Hall.
Let’s face it. Our city, politically, is just about squeaky. Even if it wasn’t, an apathetic public would never notice. There is no graft, corruption, malfeasance, white collar crime.
Things generally are prettyy ho-hum around here, so quiet that some reckless writers have to invent controversy in a feeble attempt to make themselves relevant.
WATCH FOR PARTS 5, 6 AND 7 FRIDAY.
WHAT’S GREAT ABOUT
9) COMMUNITY SUPPORT
10) GREAT POTENTIAL