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Archive for July 30, 2009

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…)

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

Profile: Gerri Roberts; Young Writer with a Penchant

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Berthoud Recorder’s newest, and youngest, writer is a young lady of many talents and interests. From chemistry to jewelry making, (soon-to-be) 14-year-old Gerri Roberts has a long list of accomplishments for one so young. Her bedroom, nicknamed the “purple dungeon” by her mother, Debbie Crans, has all the usual trappings (more…)

1642 “ What’s Next?” Adults

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder Driving on U.S. Highway 287, either to the north or south, presents multiple examples of gettin’ away with it. The basics start with speeders and those who roam around with expired license plates. The latter infraction has recently become a very costly choice. No argument from me; just gotta’ plan ahead, make paying for the plates a priority and git ‘er done. The former raises my concerns for the safety of drivers young and old. Up at the county ... Full Story

Around Town: Family Time, Fair Time

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder We spent the weekend in North Platte, Neb. The occasion was my annual family reunion. I considered not going because of all the pre-county fair activity. In the end, it seemed more important to see the family. I lost two cousins in the past year, and you never know if this might be the last time. This was the 53rd reunion, and attendance has been waning the past few years, but family ties are important. I did have the opportunity to tour the old Fox Theater, ... Full Story

Fire Beat: July 30, 2009

Monday, July 20 BFPD responded to a small grass fire near Longs Peak Avenue and Aspen Drive. The fire was extinguished. BFPD assisted with a medical call for an elderly patient who had fainted and was found on the floor with a possible broken ankle. The patient was transported. Tuesday, July 21 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Sioux Dr. for a patient complaining of back pain. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a call on Seventh Street for an incident involving a truck ... Full Story

Police Beat: July 30, 2009

Tuesday, July 21 A family outing at Berthoud Park took a bad turn after it started to rain. Dad gave the girls the key to the vehicle so they could get out of the rain. The 12-year-old needed to roll up the window but in the process of turning the key to power the window she turned it too far and started the truck. The vehicle was in gear and went forward and hit a tree. Fortunately, no one was injured. Juveniles hanging around the Berthoud Commons parking lot after 9 p.m. were give a verbal ... Full Story

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