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USDA Grant Opportunities Limited for Town

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder The regional manager for the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development advised the Town board of opportunities for grants and loans available through the agency at the Tuesday, May 19 study session. (more…)

Drug Task Force Serves Warrant

Residents on County Road 6 southwest of Berthoud awoke to a flurry of activity by local law enforcement agencies last Friday morning. Strange vehicles, a SWAT team and men in camouflage uniforms carrying rifles are not the usual traffic along the rural lane. Officers from the Northern Colorado Drug Task Force were attempting to serve a warrant at 2237 W. County Road. Calls to the Berthoud Recorder from residents of the area indicated a high level of concern. According to a spokesperson at ... Full Story

Odyssey of the Mind Goes to World

By Scott Stewart Special to the Berthoud Recorder Creativity will be at a premium on the campus of Iowa State University next week when the Turner Middle School Odyssey of the Mind team heads to Ames, Iowa to compete alongside 800 plus teams from around the U.S. and 20 countries in the annual World Finals competition. The TMS team secured the coveted invitation as Colorado State Champion during last month’s State Finals event held at Silver Creek High School in Longmont. They have now ... Full Story

Staff, Students, Friends Toast Leonard Sherman

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder Many well-wishers came to the high school last Sunday to honor retiring Berthoud High School Principal Leonard Sherman. Past and present staff, students and community members had a chance to visit with Sherman and wife Marge before the presentations in the auditorium. (more…)

Sherman's Legacy: Compassion for Kids, Passion

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder In 1978, when Berthoud students still attended the junior-senior high school in the Turner Middle School location, Len Sherman was principal. He was also part of a team that reviewed design plans for the new high school on Spartan Avenue. (more…)

Ellen Bode's New Season

  Berthoud Elementary Bids Farewell to Friend By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Ellen Bode says the best part of school for her as a kid was having friends and socializing. “I was a mediocre student at best,” she confessed with a wink. And while she still enjoys her friends and socializing, no one can say she is mediocre.     In fact, over a hundred people came out on Tuesday for her retirement party at Berthoud Elementary to say just ... Full Story

BHS Seniors Garner Awards

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder As the final days until the Berthoud High School Class of 2009 graduation count down, the BHS staff and many other companies took time to award a great number of dedicated seniors with scholarships and awards Tuesday night. (more…)

JROTC Awards Nights

The following Berthoud High School students received awards at last week’s JROTC awards night: Johnathon Harvell Superior Cadet Award American Veterans of WW2, Korea & Vietnam Leadership Award Color Guard Varsity Letter Chris Kerkoff Retired Enlisted Association Leadership Medal LET 1 Cadet of the Year Josh Galmalski Commendation Ribbon  Allen Coone Color Guard Ribbon Category:  News - School Category Lead:  Category Secondary Featured Story Home ... Full Story

Price of Admission: Deliver Us From Religious Fanatics

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Horrendous acts driven by religious fanaticism form the dark core of “Angels and Demons,” a brutally violent film directed by Ron Howard. The evil zealots plotting the murder of four Catholic bishops and the destruction of the Vatican are not Islamic extremists, but rather members of a modern day Illuminati bent on revenge. (more…)

Angels and Demons: The Science Revealed

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Particle physics is making a splash on the big screen in the movie “Angels and Demons,” and as part of a worldwide lecture series, Dr. Miguel Mostafa from Colorado State University will be presenting a look at the real science of antimatter and physics research. In the past, Mostafa says scientists have often missed the opportunity to talk about physics in the public realm. “We’re going to profit from this movie. It’s the ball bouncing right there ... Full Story

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