This Just In ...

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 young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

Photos of the Week (02/26/12)

Photos of the Week

1) Ryan Braun gets a hug from teammate John Axford after his news conference Thursday at the Brewers’ spring training camp in Arizona. Braun won his drug case appeal and avoids a 50-game suspension. AP photo.

2) Ryan Braun is
greeted by cheers Saturday as he and Rickie Weeks head to the practice field in Arizona. Photo. Roy Dabner.

3) A man
walks past a homeless man sleeping under a blanket on February 19, 2012 in Athens, Greece. Following a meeting on Wednesday, finance ministers across the Eurozone are calling for greater scrutiny and oversight of Greece's proposed budget cuts in order to approve the latest 130 billion euro bailout package. The package, which is anticipated to be finalised on February 20, 2012, is essential for Greece to avoid defaulting on a 14.5 billion euro bond it is due to repay in mid-March. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

4) Michael Glazer and Tambor Hepner
protest during a march in downtown Wichita, Kansas Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 as part of "Occupy Koch Town". The rally and march were organized by the Sierra Clubs of Kansas and Missouri and area Occupy movements. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle/, Fernando Salazar)

5) Pro-choice advocate Margaret Doyle from Richmond, Va., is
removed by Capitol Police from the General Assembly Building in Richmond after HB1, the bill that states human life begins at conception, passed the Senate Education and Health committee on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. Eight Republicans voted for the measure, and the committee's seven Democrats opposed it after an hour-long hearing on the bill that is similar to one in Missouri. The vote now sends the bill to the full Senate where Democrats and Republicans hold 20 seats apiece. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)

6) Soldiers
stand watch on the beach in front of the hotel where U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is staying in Los Cabos, Mexico, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, for the G20 foreign ministers summit. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, Pool)

Sen. John Glenn talks, via satellite, with the astronauts on the International Space Station, before the start of a roundtable discussion titled "Learning from the Past to Innovate for the Future" Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio. Glenn was the first American to orbit Earth, piloting Friendship 7 around it three times in 1962, and also became the oldest person in space, at age 77, by orbiting Earth with six astronauts aboard shuttle Discovery in 1998. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

8) A two-stage Terrier-Black Brant rocket arcs through an auroral display 200 miles above Alaska's Poker Flat Research Range as the MICA mission investigates the underlying physics of the northern lights. In this
long-exposure photo, the rocket's first stage has just separated and is seen falling back to Earth. The green arc toward the top of the photo is a scientific laser that's shooting into the sky to make profiles of the atmosphere. The beam only appears curved due to the wide-angle lens used to capture the photo.

9) A man takes a picture of
big chunks of melting ice moving on the Danube River in Belgrade, Serbia, on Feb. 20, 2012. Photo: Andrej Isakovic / AFP - Getty Images

10 A skier makes his way in front of
snow covered roofs in Lech, western Austria, Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. Photo: Matthias Schrader / AP

11) A Kashmiri villager
slips as he clears snow off the roof of his house in Gagangeri, northeast of Srinagar on Feb. 23. Photo: Dar Yasin / AP

12) Newly-elected Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, center,
laughs with his mother, Shirley Dolan, left, during a special audience with Pope Benedict XVI held for newly-elevated cardinals in the Pope Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. Benedict XVI formally created 22 new cardinals on Saturday Feb. 18. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

13) Jim Alberty
receives ashes from Rev. Shirley Bowen on a sidewalk in downtown Portland, Maine, on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 22. Rev. Tim Higgins, left, and Rev. Peter Bowen look on. Photo: Robert F. Bukaty / AP

14) Students from Saint Hubert High School for Girls, in Philadelphia,
celebrate following the announcement that their school will remain open, on Friday Feb. 24, 2012. Church officials said Friday that people have come forward with donations large and small to keep the endangered high schools open for several years. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)

15) In this Feb. 9, 2012, photo, onlookers with a group from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission watch as
three bighorn sheep run toward cover moments after being released into their new habitat at Sowbelly Ranch near Harrison, Neb. A group from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission traveled to Canada in early February to net and transport bighorn sheep back to the Sowbelly Ranch near Fort Robinson State Park in northwest Nebraska. (AP Photo/The Omaha World-Herald/Alyssa Schukar)

16) In this Feb. 23, 2012 photo,
Chassis, a lively pure-bred husky, romps with Mia Musel and her brother Mason, while their mother Teresa Musel talks of finding her dog during an interview in Duluth, Minn. A Siberian husky who broke loose from her chain in rural Duluth on New Year's Day was found safe seven weeks later, almost 300 miles away near the Iowa border. (AP Photo/The Duluth News-Tribune, Bob King)

17) Palle-Jooseppi, a male brown bear,
wakes up after winter hibernation at Ranua Zoo in Ranua, Finland, in Lapland on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. After a short stroll he decided to continue a nap in a soft snow bank. (AP Photo/LEHTIKUVA, Kaisa Siren)

18) Bears
wait to be fed at the bear farm of Guizhentang pharmaceutical company during a media tour in Hui'an county in southeast China's Fujian province on Feb. 22. Last week, Chinese voiced outrage when the pharmaceutical company that sells tonics made with bear bile announced plans for a public listing. Dozens of Chinese entertainers, writers and other celebrities signed a petition to the China Securities Regulatory Commission urging it to withhold approval for the initial public offering by Guizhentang, a Chinese medicines maker. Photo: AP

19) Megan Chance and her son Alex
visit with Burma, left, and Lulu in Washington, N.C., Jan. 31. Megan rode Burma as a child in New Jersey and planned to bring her to North Carolina where she was starting a new stable. But, after leaving her on a year breeding contract, Burma vanished. For years Megan searched in vain, eventually deciding her horse must be dead. Last summer, Burma was rescued from the "kill pen" at a New Jersey auction and test facility and the two were recently reunited. Photo: Gerry Broome / AP

20) Maine State Aquarium Manager Aimee Hayden-Roderiques is pictured holding
"Rocky"the 27-lb lobster donated by a shrimp dragger to the Aquarium in this handout photo obtained by Reuters February 23, 2012. The lobster, the largest ever recorded caught in Maine, was released into the ocean Thursday.  Photo: Reuters

21) A
carnival float depicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy made from papier-mache at the traditional Rose Monday carnival parade in Duesseldorf Feb.20, 2012. Photo: Ina Fassbender / Reuters

22) A Dancer of Porto da Pedra samba school
parades on a float during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Feb. 20, 2012.  Photo: Felipe Dana / AP

23) A reveler with the iconic Yellow Submarine painted on her face
participates in the Beatles-themed street party, "Sargento Pimenta," Portuguese for "Sergeant Pepper," at the Aterro do Flamengo urban park in Rio de Janeiro on Feb. 20. Photo: Dado Galdieri / AP

24) Revelers from the Imperatriz samba school
parade on the first night of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome on February 19, 2012. (Ricardo Moraes/Reuters)

25) A man in costume
passes a ticket control gate in the train station during Carnival in Cadiz, Spain on February 20, 2012. (Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters)

26)  To celebrate President's Day,
mascots dressed as US Presidents compete in a race between periods of the game between the New York Islanders and the Ottawa Senators at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 20, 2012 in Uniondale, New York. The Senators defeated the Islanders 6-0. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

27) Utah Jazz Jeremy Evans
jumps over a man sitting in a chair as he competes in the slam dunk contest during the NBA All-Star weekend in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 25. Photo: Jeff Haynes / Pool via Reuters

28) Swedish model
Marcus Schenkenberg competes in the 4th international naked luging toboggan championship in Braunlage, northern Germany, on February 18, 2012. He placed fifth.The only garments allowed in this competition are helmets, shoes and underpants. Photo: MATTHIAS BEIN/AFP/Getty Images.

29) Kyla Gronau's dining room is stacked
floor to ceiling with cartons of Girl Scout cookies in Minneapolis. The North Minneapolis girl sold 3,806 boxes of Girl Scout cookies last year, making her the top seller among nearly 45,000 girls in the three states and 49 counties that make up the local council, the Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys. Photo: St. Paul Pioneer Press via AP

30) Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder
holds on to his hat while talking to the media on his early arrival to baseball spring training camp during the team's first official pitches and catchers workout during baseball spring training, Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, in Lakeland, Fla. The Tigers' first full squad workout is Feb. 24. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Tampa Bay Rays fan Nathan Vetter, 13, holds out his David Price baseball card to autograph as Price passes by after a spring training workout on Feb. 20. Photo: David Goldman / AP

32) Yelena Isinbayeva of Russia
reacts after clearing the bar to win the women's pole vault, setting a new world indoor record of 5.01 m at the XL-Galan  Indoor athletics meeting in Stockholm Thursday Feb. 23, 2012.  AP Photo: Jens LÉstrade

Bradley Tech's John Jude celebrates his Division 1 285-pound title with some victory splits after his pin of Kimberly's No. 2-ranked Brady Stumpf Saturday. Photo for Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Joe Koshollek

34) Chariot riders
battle in a "Ben Hur"-like chariot race at Chariot Wars during a three-day Mini Bike Winter Olympics Saturday, Feb.18, in Portland, Ore. Armed, variously, with all manner of foam-padded apparatus, at least five teams did battle on Saturday under gray skies for the pleasure of hoisting a three-foot-tall, homemade skull-bearing piece of welded junk, called the "Ben Hurt" trophy. Photo: Rick Bowmer / AP

35) Crew members
cut the red carpet for the 84th Annual Academy Awards to be held tonight. Photo: Michael Buckner, Getty Images

36) B.B. King, left, Buddy Guy and Warren Haynes, right,
perform during the White House Music Series saluting Blues Music in recognition of Black History Month, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

37) A 
couch shaped from sand is seen on the bank of the Thames River in London on Feb. 24. Photo: Stefan Wermuth / Reuters

38) A couple
writes love messages on a board as they take part in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest love letter in Bucharest on Friday during Dragobete, the traditional Romanian lovers' day which is similar to Valentine's Day. The previous record for the longest love letter was set in the U.S. in 2008 and involved 1,075 contributions. Photo: Radu Sigheti / Reuters

39) Men and Women
dressed as zombies walk through Hyde Park on February 25, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. The annual Zombie Walk raises money for the Brain Foundation and this year teamed up with FX channel in promotion of 'The Walking Dead' series premiering in Australia this weekend. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

40) Chandra Bahadur Dangi, 72, who claims to be the world's shortest man standing at a height of 22 inches,
walks along a passage at a hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal, Feb. 26. Dangi is scheduled to be verified as the world's shortest man by the Guinness World Records committee today in Kathmandu. If certified, Dangi will beat Junrey Balawing of Philippines, the current Guinness World Record holder who stands at a height of 23.5 inches. Photo: Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Page Tools