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.
1) Relatives of 9/11 victims listen to the US national anthem during the ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attack. In the September 11, 2001 attacks, Al-Qaeda hijackers crashed passenger planes into the
2) New York police and firefighters and Port Authority police salute during the singing of the Star Spangled Banner at one of the entrances of 9/11 Memorial Plaza during the tenth anniversary ceremonies of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site, September 11, 2011 in New York City.
3) Former first lady Laura Bush wipes away a tear as former President George W. Bush listens during ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attack in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, September 10, 2011. Picture taken September 10, 2011. REUTERS/JASON COHN
4) Family members gather at the edge of the North Pool during anniversary ceremonies at the
5) Robert Peraza, who lost his son Robert David Peraza, pauses at his son's name at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial during tenth anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center on the morning of Sept.11, 2011.
6) A woman mourns the loss of her son, ten years after he died in the attacks on the World Trade Center during the tenth anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center September 11, 2011, in New York. AFP PHOTO/POOL/CAROLYN COLE
7) U.S. flags stand among a list of victims' names on a memorial pool during tenth anniversary ceremonies of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the
8) A man looks at the names on the wall of the newly opened "Empty Sky" memorial to victims of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey September 10, 2011. The memorial displays the names of people from
9) The "Tribute in Lights" illuminates the sky over lower
10) Representatives of 87 fire departments from the U.S. and Canada hold flags to be presented to family members of firefighters who have died this past year. They were attending the annual IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Observance at Memorial Park in
11) Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to former Marine Corps Cpl. Dakota Meyers, 23, from Greensburg, Ky., Sept. 15, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. Cpl. Meyers was in Afghanistan's Kunar province in Sept. 2009 when he repeatedly ran through enemy fire to recover the bodies of fellow American troops. He is the first living Marine to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP
12) First lady Michelle Obama, left to right, Mike Meyer, Dakota Meyer and President Barack Obama after Obama signed the Medal of Honor citation in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Sept. 15, 2011. Meyer, a former Marine sergeant, received the award for courageous actions while serving in Afghanistan. Photo: Joao Silva / New York Timesa via Redux
13) A P-51 Mustang airplane is shown upside down, then vertical, right before crashing at the Reno Air show on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 in Reno Nevada. The plane plunged into the stands at the event in what an official described as a "mass casualty situation." Photo: Tim O'Brien/Grass Valley Union via AP. The crash was captured on video.
14) In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2011 image taken from video, a group of people tilt a burning BMW up to free Brandon Wright, on his back on the ground, who was pinned underneath after he collided with the car while riding his motorcycle on U.S. 89 in Logan, Utah. Authorities said Wright was riding his motorcycle near the Utah State University campus in Logan when the 21-year-old collided with the BMW that was pulling out of a parking lot. Tire and skid marks on the highway indicate that Wright laid the bike down and slid along the road before colliding with the car, Assistant Police Chief Jeff Curtis said. Police officers quickly extinguish the flames. Photos: Chris Garff / AP
15) In this aerial photo, an area of the Pagami Creek wildfire shows active burning and creates a large smoke plume on Tuesday Sept. 13, 2011 in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Northeastern Minnesota. The haze from the fire was heavy enough that some people reported burning eyes and difficulty breathing in the Chicago area, 400 miles south of the forest fire, the National Weather Service said. Photo: Clint Austin / The Duluth News-Tribune via AP
16) Lightning flashes over the Las Vegas Strip during a thunderstorm early on September 13 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: Ethan Miller / Getty Images
17) Saltwater crocodile 'Cassius' is pictured in Marineland Melanisia at Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia, on Sept. 15. Cassius was officially declared the 'World's Largest Crocodile in Captivity' by the Guinness Book of Records, measuring 5.48 metres and weighing close to a ton. Photo: Brian Cassey / EPA
18) A Siproeta Ephaphus butterfly lands on the leaf at the Botanic Garden Jose Celestino Mutis during an exhibition in Bogota on September 14, 2011. Colombia is one of the countries with the greatest diversity of butterfly species, with some 5,000 diurnal and over 20,000 nocturnal. Photo: Luis Acosta / AFP - Getty Images
19) Richie Moretti, right, and other staff members at The Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Fla., perform a final examination of a Federally-protected loggerhead sea turtle before releasing it off the Florida Keys near Marathon, Fla., Wednesday, Sept. 14. The turtle suffered a spear gun shot to its head in early August and a veterinarian surgically removed the spear that missed vital structures. Keys residents and businesses have amassed a $16,000 reward fund for tips leading to the arrest and conviction of the guilty party. The x-ray taken prior to surgery is displayed on the monitor in the background. Photos: Andy Newman /Florida Keys News Bureau via AP
20) An albino sea pup with rare reddish-brown fur was spotted in August under some logs on a Russian beach by photographer Anatoly Strakhov. The seal was rejected by his family and left to fend for himself, according to Caters News Agency. "He was hiding and waiting for his mother to come and feed him," Strakhov told the Daily Mail. "I was pleased to be able to capture such an unusual animal, but the poor seal is almost blind and so was unlikely to survive in the wild." Good news! The Daily Mail reported that the seal was taken into the care of a dolphinarium. Photos: Anatoly Strakhov/Caters News Agency
21) Veterinarian Doctor Maria Diaz gives milk to a newborn lion at the Zoo and Eco Park 'Joya Grande' in the Santa Cruz de Yojoa municipality, department of Cortes, Honduras, on September 17, 2011. Photo: Orlando Sierra / AFP - Getty Images
22) A visitor poses in front of a beluga swimming inside an aquarium at the Laohutan Ocean Park in Dalian, in northeast China's Liaoning province, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
23) Gardener Peter Glazebrook poses for photographers with his world record breaking onion at The Harrogate Autumn Flower Show on September 16 in Harrogate, England. Peter Glazebrook from Newark, Nottinghamshire claimed a Guinness World Record with his giant onion weighing 8.150kg. Photo: Christopher Furlong / Getty Images
24) The Toronto Blue Jays Edwin Encarnacion (10) loses his hold on his bat as Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek catches the pitch in the first inning of their MLB American League baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts September 14. Photo: Brian Snyder / Reuters. Moments later, a fan reaches up to make the grab on the bat. Photo: Charles Krupa / AP
25) Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, left, encourages a youth member of the Singapore Basketball Association to complete his set of push-ups during a basketball clinic on Saturday Sept. 17, 2011 in Singapore. Bryant says he's still considering playing overseas as an owners' lockout of players threatens to sabotage the upcoming NBA season. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
26) Wisconsin players take the field before Saturday's game against Northern Illinois won by the Badgers, 49-7. Note the empty seats at Soldier Field. The announced attendance was 41,068. Journal Sentinel photo: Benny Sieu
27) Miss Angola Leila Lopes is crowned after being named Miss Universe 2011 in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sept. 12. Photo: Reuters
28) Cheerleaders dance during the EuroBasket 2011 second-round match between Greece and Russia at Siemens Arena in Vilnius, Lithuania.Photo: Getty Images
29) A waitress carries beer mugs in the Hofbraeuhaus-tent after the opening of the famous Bavarian "Oktoberfest" beer festival in a beer tent in Munich, southern Germany, on Saturday, Sept.17, 2011. The world's largest beer festival, to be held from Sept. 17 to Oct. 3, 2011 will see millions of visitors. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). Here are great photos from last year's Oktoberfest.
30) Underneath a flowing tiered skirt, Lady Gaga wore sky-high shoes and stilts during a photo shoot Monday on a
31) Chris "The Dutchess" Walton shows off her record breaking fingernails in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011. The Dutchess holds the world's record for the longest fingernails on a pair of female hands, according to the new Guiness World Records 2012 book. Photo: Seth Wenig / AP. Walton's nails measure 10 feet 2 inches (3.1 meters) on her left hand and 9 feet 7 inches (2.92 meters) on her right hand and has been growing her nails for 18 years. Photo: Stan Honda / AFP - Getty Images
32) Garry Hine, left, and Gary Wychocki help move a giant chocolate bar to a scale Tuesday, Sept. 13, in Chicago. The chocolate bar weighs 12,000 pounds and measures 3-feet high and 21-feet long. It includes 1,200 pounds of almonds, 5,500 pounds of sugar, 2,000 pounds of milk powder, 1,700 pounds of cocoa butter and 1,400 pounds of chocolate liquor. The bar will tour schools across the United States as part of a portion-control education campaign called "Think Big. Eat Smart." Photo: Brian kersey /World's Finest Chocolate via AP
33) A volunteer holds the end of a 47-foot long bratwurst as Chicago's Berghoff Restaurant goes for the Guinness World Record for the Midwest's Longest Brat on Thursday September 15, 2011. Photos: Mira Oberman / AFP - Getty Images
APRIL 21, 2011: Wakana Kumagai, 6, waits for her mother Yoshiko after visiting the grave of her father, who was killed by the March 11 tsunami, at a temporary mass grave site in Higashi-Matsushima, Miyagi prefecture, April 21, 2011, after attending an entrance ceremony of Omagari elementary school. Her father Kazuyuki called his wife Yoshiko just after the March 11 earthquake to tell her to take the children to Omagari elementary school which was serving as a shelter. He was found near the shelter four days after the tsunami, Yoshiko said. Photo: Toru Hanai / Reuters
FIVE MONTHS LATER: From photoblog.msnbc.msn.com: "One day, one of Wakana’s dolls was miraculously found in the rubble. The doll was her favorite when she was a baby, to the point where without out it she would immediately begin to cry and complain.
'Maybe it’s a gift from my Daddy, " Wakana said while smiling.
Photo: Toru Hanai, Reuters