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.
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During the early 1980’s, somehow a gun made its way into the
Fans who are accustomed to the most pleasant of atmospheres at an athletic event can find it a bit unnerving to walk into a high school gym only to be frisked.
Since the gun incident at Custer, several high profile incidents have given the impression that attending an MPS basketball game is like wandering into a war zone.
Such news reports can put a damper on ticket sales. However, since that gun turned up at Custer almost 30 years ago, there have been thousands and thousands of basketball games at various MPS sites all across the city. The number of problems that warrant screaming headlines has been miniscule. I work dozens of MPS games every year in several sports and quite honestly never worry even the slightest about my safety.