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Archive for June, 2009

Meal Deal: Subway Serves Healthy and Fast

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Fresh, toasted subs made to order, pizza with toppings of your choice, yummy soups, healthy salads and best yet — it’s fast and inexpensive. Subway, on the corner of Mountain Avenue and Third Street, offers 6-inch and 12-inch subs, cold or hot, piled with the ingredients you like, seven days a week. For a late dinner, it’s often the only place in town still open. (more…)

Volunteer of the Month: Martha Simmons a Dynamo in

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Berthoud resident Martha Simmons exudes warmth, humor, confidence and, more than anything, energy. For 30 years Simmons has been fundraising for non-profits, most notably as the executive director for the March of Dimes, executive director for the ALS Foundation’s Denver chapter and the executive director of the Limb Foundation. In the 14 years she has lived in Berthoud with her husband, Glenn Parker, and their daughter, 16-year-old Samantha, she has ... Full Story

Markham Recognized by Coors, Set to Lead Berthoud Day

Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce     For 40 years, Bill Markham has been supplying Coors “Banquet” beer with the finest Rocky Mountain barley. He never imagined it would land him in a nationally-televised commercial. The Barley Connection Markham, his son, Brett, and his dog, Bear, are all featured in one of the new Coors “Banquet” spots that he himself debuted during the 2009 Miller-Coors Distributor Convention. (more…)

Turner Kindness Awards 2009

By Ryan Smith Turner Middle School Each year the Loveland Rotary Club gives Turner Middle School a sum of money for the purpose of recognizing students for their character. Each semester at Turner several students are selected to receive the  Kindness Award. Friday, May 29, 12 were honored for their kindness at an all-school assembly with a card and a $25 gift card to Centerra Shopping Center. The students were selected out of 180 nomination forms from fellow classmates and ... Full Story

Gardening Q&A

By Shari Thomas CSU Extension Master Gardener Q: A branch on my crabapple tree is black and wilted, but the rest of the tree looks fine. It bloomed nicely, but the petals seemed to wilt rapidly. Is there a problem with my tree? A: Your tree may have a bacterium called fireblight. It is especially destructive to apple, pear, quince and crabapple trees, and appears about the time of petal fall. The bacteria overwinter in blighted branches and at the edge of cankers or sores on the bark. ... Full Story

Gardening Tips: Reap the Harvest

By Mitzi Davis CSU Extension Master Gardener                                   Plant sweet corn and beans every two weeks through June to extend your harvest. Or choose early, mid-season and late varieties and plant them all at the same time. You can keep a bouquet of fresh basil on the kitchen counter for 3 to 4 weeks. Rinse the cut stems in cool water and cut off ... Full Story

Police Beat: June 4, 2009

Tuesday, May 26 A neighbor called to report that the house on Greenwood Avenue that has been the subject of an arson investigation has weeds, broken windows and the boarded-up back door had gaps. Noxious weeds ready to bloom in the 900 block of Mountain Avenue were the subject of a complaint for the Code Enforcement Officer. Wednesday, May 27 Police investigated a report of a barking dog on east Iowa Avenue. They found a small, barking Collie or Sheltie. Since the caller had not left their ... Full Story

Fire Beat: June 4, 2009

Monday, May 25 BFPD assisted with a medical call at the Berthoud Living Center for a person having seizures. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted with a medical call on Indiana Avenue for a person experiencing severe back pain. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 287 and Highway 56. This was a two-car accident with heavy damage to both vehicles. A five-year-old was extricated from one of the vehicles and the patient was ... Full Story

Obituary: Florence Mangan

Florence E. Batesel Mangan, better known as “Eva,” passed away June 1, 2009 at her home in Longmont. She was 93. She was born December 24, 1915 in Verona (Barry County) Mo., to Curtis Cornelius Batesel (Hunt County, Texas) and Mary Culbertson Batesel (Wahoo, Neb.) at the home of her grandparents William H. and Sarah M. Batesel, where she became the younger sister to Luella J. Batesel. At the age of two, Eva lost her mother in the 1918 flu epidemic. After that she and her sister lived ... Full Story

Obituary: Anton (Tony) Tysdal

Anton (Tony) Tysdal, 93, of Berthoud died early Thursday morning at Windsor Healthcare Center. Tony was born Nov. 5, 1915, in Linn Grove, Iowa to Ole and Marie Tysdal. He served in the Navy during World War II as a gunner’s mate and was at Pearl Harbor shortly after it was attacked by the Japanese. He married Marjorie Kell on March 23, 1944 in Hampton, Iowa. He worked as a conductor for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad in Iowa and excelled as a carpenter, building their home in Eagle ... Full Story

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