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Champion Closing Berthoud Facilities

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Champion Enterprises, Inc., the modular home builder based out of Troy, Mich., announced late last week that it would be closing the doors of its Berthoud facility, operating as Genesis Homes and Summit Crest Homes, by the end of July. Champion, which is also closing another facility in Woodland, Calif., announced the decision as a result of declining sales revenues. A first quarter earnings statement released by the company last April showed revenues of ... Full Story

Price of Admission: Latest 'Transformers'

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder “Transformers” released the second round of ammunition in what looks like a budding arsenal of high-action franchise ventures. The recent “Transformers” film franchise is a different kind of toy story. “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” is the long-anticipated sequel to the high-octane hit “Transformers”(2007). The new franchise films are based on Hasbro toys and a cartoon series, originally released in 1984. The Transformer concept has once ... Full Story

Town Takes Double Hit: Huerta, White Submit

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder The Town of Berthoud will soon lose not one, but two, of its key staff members. On Wednesday, June 17, Public Works Director Tony Huerta announced he would be resigning from his position, with his last day coming Tuesday, June 30. (more…)

Finding Affordable Health Care: Public Forum Defines

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Voicing the problem was easy: health care costs are soaring. But working through the reasons and broaching possible solutions proved to be emotional, complex and ultimately thought-provoking for many who attended the public forum on health care in Loveland recently. The forum, hosted by the Southern Larimer County Democrats, was led by family physician and Health District of Northern Larimer County board member Dr. Bernard Birnbaum. The forum looked at the ... Full Story

State News: PrideFest Weekend Celebrates Equal Rights

It's PrideFest weekend in Colorado, and on the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, organizers say there are also plenty of reasons for the GLBT community in Colorado to celebrate. (more…)

Business Matters: C&T Custom Fabrication Tops on

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder For two guys who started out hand-cutting metal with blowtorches in a garage, they aren’t doing too shabby. Cameron Mattie and Terry Dettman, owners and managers of C&T Custom Fabrication, now operate in an 11,000 square-foot warehouse with state-of-the-art equipment. (more…)

Weedin Insurance Agency All in the Family

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder When your family has been in business as long as Eric Weedin’s has your clientele is often built on generations of trust. “I have people coming in all the time saying, ‘hey, your Dad was my wrestling coach’ or ‘my parents bought insurance from your grandfather,’” said Weedin. Weedin Insurance Agency was started by his grandfather in Loveland in 1956 and has served this area ever since. This month marks the 10-year anniversary for the Berthoud ... Full Story

County Briefs: Restaurant and Grocery Store License

Licensing fees for restaurants and other retail food establishments will rise as of July 1 according to the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment.  All food license fees are established in law by the state legislature. These fees help support Larimer County’s food protection programs, including inspections of restaurants and other retail food establishments, investigation of food-borne illnesses, follow-up on consumer complaints, and plan reviews for new or remodeled ... Full Story

Farmers Market Opens June 25

The Berthoud Farmers Market begins its 2009 season Thursday, June 25, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Railroad Park in downtown Berthoud. The market features fresh and prepared vegetables, meats, wines, honey and coffee. Master Gardeners will also be on hand to answer home lawn and garden questions. The market runs on Thursdays, 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 1 to 4 p.m. through October 1. Vendor and visitor information is available online at www.BerthoudMainStreet.org or by contacting Eric Boyd at ... Full Story

Bike MS Headed Our Way this Weekend

Great-West Life Bike MS, Colorado’s Ride 2009Berthoud Rest Stops Saturday, June 27, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Berthoud Family Church, 3982 Nations Way Sunday, June 28, 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Adams Bank and Trust, 1201 Lake Ave. Traffic Alert The ride will take cyclists along County Road 23 up to County Road 12 on Saturday and along Taft Avenue, State Highway 56 and County Road 21 on Sunday. With more than 3,000 cyclists geared up, the 24th annual multiple sclerosis fundraising bike ride — the ... Full Story

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