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Archive for September 10, 2009

Obituary: Josephine Heidenreich

Josephine Ann (Monteforte) Heidenreich passed away on Sept. 10, 2009, at the Pathways Hospice Care Center at McKee Medical Center. She was born July 8, 1923, in Braintree, Mass., to Philip Monteforte and Lucy (Trigona) Monteforte. She grew up in Braintree, where she met her husband-to-be, Donald Fredrick Heidenreich. They were married May 9, 1943. They made their home in Blue Springs, Mo., until moving to Westminster, Colo., in 1971. Donald preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 1997.  She ... Full Story

Healthy Food a Priority at Turner Middle School

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder For generations, the food at school cafeterias has been the brunt of jokes and derision. From cracks about ‘mystery meat’ to the backlash after President Reagan’s administration defined ketchup as a vegetable, the common lore about school food is that it is unappetizing and not nutritious. Turner Middle School cafeteria manager, Donna Schuster, bristles at this characterization. “The common opinion of the public is that school food is bad, but they ... Full Story

1642: What's Next? Finally, A Happy E-mail Story!

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder Several times in the past year I’ve been compelled to debunk and deflate several outlandish and deliberately misleading viral e-mails. Last month I started to work on another one that hit my in-box only to find that while it was inaccurate, the truth, the rest of the story, was legitimate. (more…)

'Bums of Berthoud' Rally for Alex Sabados

By P.J. DiPentino Berthoud Recorder Over the Labor Day weekend Lexi and I had the pleasure of attending a Berthoud tradition that most townspeople have never heard of -- The BOB Party. Short for the ''Bums of Berthoud," BOB is a tight knit group of blue collar heroes. Every year they migrate to an undisclosed location to come together to help a local charity. This year’s recipient was Alex Sabados. Alex is a Turner Middle School student who is battling brain cancer   The event was ... Full Story

Police Beat: Sept. 10, 2009

Tuesday, Sept. 1 A resident of the 1000 block of Sixth Street made another call concerning weeds in a neighboring yard. A school bus driver reported hay in the turn lane at west County Road 8 and Highway 287. Police found nothing when they arrived 10 minutes later. Police responded to a barking dog call in the 1200 block of Cedar Avenue. There had been two priors at this location. The officer parked in front of the residence for five minutes and heard nothing; therefore, no action was ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Sept. 10, 2009

Monday, Aug. 31 BFPD responded to Beverly Drive for a reported vehicle fire. A truck was found in the open field with dry chemical extinguishment applied to the engine compartment. The fire was out upon arrival. The responsible party was soldering wires in the engine compartment which caused the fire. Tuesday, Sept. 1 BFPD responded to 10th Street at the Berthoud Family Physicians office for a person complaining of chest pains. The patient was transported. Thursday, Sept. 3 BFPD ... Full Story

Engagement: Kiattisirikumpol, Hawkins to Wed

Miss Kami Kamonchanok Kiattisirikumpol of Provo, Utah, and Weston Robert Hawkins of Berthoud are happy to announce their engagement, with the wedding set for Nov. 2 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. (more…)

Geek Attack: Evolution of Gaming, Part 1

By Kyle Lee Berthoud Recorder Video games are a large part of society at this point. And it's safe to say they really aren't kids’ things anymore. The earliest example of a video game was created in 1947. That makes it 62 years old, and my, has it grown. (more…)

Moffat Football Trips Up Spartans in OT

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder CRAIG — Marcus Mathieson kneeled on the ground in disappointment. His fellow Berthoud teammates followed suit. It wasn’t because of how they played Friday night at Moffat County, but, more because of how things played out. Just seven offensive plays earlier, the Spartans had overcome the odds, and their own mistakes, to force overtime. But on Moffat County’s second offensive play in the extra session, running back Pablo Salcido slipped out of the ... Full Story

Bells Toll in Kentucky: Berthoud Boys Soar at Bike

By Jenny Anderson Berthoud Recorder Wyatt and River Bell raced their hearts out in the National Bicycle League’s 2009 Grand Championships held Sept. 4-6 in Louisville, Ky. Their first race was the 7-and-Under Open UGP Championship, in which winners were awarded varying amounts of UGP gear (T-shirts, shoes, shorts, and the like). (more…)

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