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Archive for March, 2009

Honegger Awarded UNC Scholarship

Karl Honegger, a homeschooled senior from Berthoud, has been awarded the University of Northern Colorado Presidential scholarship for incoming freshmen. (more…)

The Haworth's Hub: Century-Old Barn Has Served as

By Jenny Anderson Berthoud Recorder The Haworth Family     The first Haworths living near Berthoud were William John and his son Franklin. William, born in England in 1817, came to America with his father in 1824, after his mother’s death. They settled in western Pennsylvania, where he grew to manhood, married, and had seven children. He lived in Iowa, then Kansas, and after his wife died, came with Franklin to Berthoud in 1890, settling on a farm a mile north of Greenlawn ... Full Story

Wedding Announcement: Simon, Chester

Megan Simon, formerly of Berthoud, and Patrick Chester, both of Prairie View, Kan., were united in marriage Jan. 10 at the Marriott in Fort Collins. Rev. Harvey Ruegsegger of the First Christian Church in Loveland officiated the double ring, evening ceremony. (more…)

Engagement Announcement: Bunker, Reisbeck to Wed

Mary and Wade Bunker announce the engagement of their daughter Amber Bunker to Derek Reisbeck, son of Kimberly Mansfield-Kolo and Thomas Kolo, and the late Kirk Reisbeck.  (more…)

Rare Find: Mink

Ken Locke of Berthoud examines what he believes is a dead mink he discovered near the west edge of Highway 287. Locke said he worked at a mink farm in Connecticut when he was a teenager and felt pretty confident in his identification. At 23 inches long and three pounds, the animal fits the size description listed on the Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) for an adult male mink. While there has never been a report of mink in the area, the DOW site lists their range as statewide Photo by Gary ... Full Story

Obituary: Elizabeth Katherine (Betty) Rose

Elizabeth Katherine “Betty” Rose, 82, of Berthoud passed away quietly at her home on Friday, March 13, 2009. Survivors include her husband, Russell F. Rose, Jr. of Berthoud; daughters, Kathy Athens of Littleton, and Paula Madok and husband, George, of Evergreen; and four grandchildren, Christopher and Michael Athens, and James and Caroline Madok. Her parents, Robert and Eleanor Shaw; son, Russell Francis “Rusty” Rose, III; son-in-law, Bill Athens; and three sisters, Roberta Egan, Mary ... Full Story

Obituary: Robert Douglas Ramsay

Robert “Bob” Douglas Ramsay Robert “Bob” Douglas Ramsay, 73, of Longmont died at his residence on March 10, 2009.  Bob was a teacher in the Adams District 50 before his retirement. He also resided in Berthoud and Arvada.  No services are scheduled. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Howe Mortuary and Cremation Services of Longmont.

Fire Beat: March 19, 2009

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for March 9-15 Tuesday, March 10, 2009 BFPD responded to a single vehicle accident on Interstate 25 @ mile marker 252. There were no injuries. BFPD was called to a single-vehicle rollover accident on WCR 8E. Upon arrival, the vehicle was found lying on its top. There were no injuries. Wednesday, March 11 BFPD responded to a grass fire near Yellowstone Road and 83rd St. Upon arrival, a smoldering fire was found with a few hot spots in the ... Full Story

Police Beat: March 19, 2009

Tuesday, March 10 A single car accident on Highway 56 near Pyramid Peak Ave. caused no injuries to the young driver. The 18-year-old Berthoud driver stepped on the brakes when he saw the 45 mph sign east of Town and began to slide on the snow-covered roadway. The sliding was stopped by a Qwest power pole. The pole was leaning but still standing after the collision, but the car was damaged enough that it had to be towed. Police issued a summons to the owners of a six-month-old St. Bernard puppy ... Full Story

District Completes Inquiry into School's Handling

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder An internal investigation has been completed by the Thompson School District pertaining to Berthoud High School’s handling of a series of alleged hazing incidents in November and December. (more…)

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