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Steve Alexander talks about school shootings. (audio)

Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong.

In Racine, Wis., a woman and her boyfriend have been charged with locking her 9-year-old granddaughter in a kennel overnight and letting her out in morning.

The fall colors in Wisconsin won’t be as vibrant this year because of rainfall.

He went to school in farm town. It wasn’t uncommon for kids to come to school with rifle or shotgun in back of car. They didn’t use them to shoot other students. Since 2012, there have been 186 school shootings in the country. Latest was yesterday. The injured student is in stable condition at a local hospital in central Illinois.

In South Dakota, legislator apologized for posting meme showing protester being run over. She is being cut lose from real estate firm she works for, but will stay on as legislator.

Nebraska’s Junk Jaunt will run for 300 miles Friday through Sunday. If you get to Grand Island, the sales won’t be hard to find.

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