Mishandling kids, crime

August 4, 2015 Peter Funt,Special to the Guard An 8-year-old girl is murdered, her body found in a trash bin. This laid-back oceanfront community …

No room for trophy hunting

August 4, 2015 Minnesota dentist Walter J. Palmer has dominated the news after killing Cecil, a beloved 13-year-old Zimbabwe lion. Cecil was lured out of a …

Technology hits and misses

August 3, 2015 Technology has come a long way in the past century. The first vehicles that bore across our nation came in any color you …

Doing nothing is an action, too

July 31, 2015 I was out watering the yard the other day when a boy rolled up on his blue mountain bike and asked if we needed …

Driving dos and don’ts

July 30, 2015 Camille Nesler “Outside the Box” A few weeks ago my 15-year-old daughter passed the written part of the driver’s exam …

Bullies be gone

July 29, 2015 Jeanni Brosius “Where We Live” Friday night, I received a text from someone who I thought was a friend.

Americana on a bun

July 29, 2015 Tom Purcell, Freelance Writer It’s July, and we know what that means: time to celebrate the American hot dog.