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Meal Deal: The Staff of Life — Bread and Mead

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Man cannot live by bread alone, but a fresh baked loaf is a complement to any meal. Styria Bakery has been a regular vendor at the Farmers Market for the past several years and is one of the busiest booths at the market. The owner, Peter Kaiser, has been baking bread since fifteen; an accomplished chef, he now sells bread up and down the Front Range at Farmers Markets during the summer months. Employee Kirby Crawford said there is no storefront and likes ... Full Story

Business Matters: Mr. B's Body and Fender Fixes

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Ken Bodtker, better known to longtime Berthoud residents as “Mr. B,” has been removing rust, banging out dents and re-painting cars for over four decades. Bodtker operates out of a small, ordinary looking shop on the corner of Second Street and Mountain Avenue. Despite its low-key, outward appearance (more…)

Business Briefs: Voss Opens Commercial Brokerage

Ken Voss of Berthoud has officially opened a new venture — Voss Commercial Real Estate Services. He made the switch from agency to an independent home-based brokerage, specializing in industrial and office land transactions for clients all along the northern Front Range. (more…)

A Primer for Broncos Camp

So you want to see the Denver Broncos, but don’t have tickets to the game. Don’t sweat it, the team opens training camp, its first under new head coach Josh McDaniels, starting Friday at the team’s practice facility at Dove Valley. New quarterback Kyle Orton will be there. So will wide receiver Brandon Marshall, newly-acquired safety Brian Dawkins and rookie running back Knowshon Moreno, assuming he signs his rookie contract by then. And you can be there, too. (more…)

Chamber Moving and Expanding

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder The Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce offices are sporting a new look these days — a “For Rent” sign in the window. Chamber Executive Director Don Dana is making good on his plans to expand and enhance the services the Chamber provides to both its business members and visitors to Berthoud’s historic downtown. (more…)

Marostica Steps Into State Economic Development

Berthoud Recorder State Rep. Don Marostica, (R-51) is the new director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. Gov. Bill Ritter announced the appointment at a press (more…)

West Nile Virus Risk on the Rise

The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment reported that mosquitoes collected the week of July 13 to 17 tested positive for West Nile virus. The south county trap that tested positive is located near Horseshoe Lake in Loveland.  Officials for the department noted numbers of mosquitoes were likely to increase and remain at a season high for the next six weeks. There have been two confirmed reports of West Nile virus in humans statewide this year, though none so far in Larimer ... Full Story

Footprints in the Sugar: A History of the Great

Author Candy Hamilton will deliver a presentation and offer a book signing of her recently published book, “Footprints in the Sugar: A History of the Great Western Sugar Company,” at the Loveland Museum/Gallery on Sunday, Aug. 16 at 2 p.m. “Footprints in the Sugar” is a historical insight into the lives of the four gentlemen who founded the Great Western Sugar Company, The German-Russian and Mexican-Americans who came to America to work in the fields of sugar beets, the World War II ... Full Story

Ready, Set, Fair! Larimer County Event Facing Budget

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder This week marks the start of the 130th Larimer County Fair and Rodeo. Not only does the fair bring horses, dogs, a carnival and rodeo riders, it also brings some much needed revenue to the county. Last year, about 40,000 visitors attended the fair paying for tickets for special events and generating sales tax revenue. Yet both the fair and the fairgrounds continue to lose money. A report issued by the Larimer County Board of Commissioners in Oct. 2008 ... Full Story

Residents Voice Objections to Xcel Franchise

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Residents who came to voice objections about a proposed franchise agreement between Berthoud and Xcel Energy filled the Town Board chamber at the Tuesday, July 28 meeting. If approved by trustees, the 20-year agreement would increase the electric bills of Xcel customers in Town by (more…)

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