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Archive for September, 2009

Obituary: Pauline Weitzel

Pauline Weitzel, 100, of Berthoud passed away Sept. 4 at Life Care Center of Longmont. She was born March 3, 1909, in Alexanderdorf, Russia, to John and Mollie (Mueller) Starck. She moved from Russia in 1909 as an infant to Minot, South Dakota, and in 1920 moved to Berthoud. On Jan. 16, 1927, she married John Weitzel in Berthoud. She was a seamstress, making draperies for many years. She was a member of St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Fort Collins. She loved her family and the Lord, ... Full Story

Around Town: The Success of Two Years

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder September 2009 is an exciting month for me. The first day of the month marks the second anniversary of Shar and I having our own newspaper and it has been an exciting time. While we have apparently flunked “retirement,” we have both learned a great deal from this experience. (more…)

The Healthy Gourmand: Flavorful and Inexpensive

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder For those who enjoy a glass of wine with their evening meals, or at a party with friends, there are many inexpensive and interesting organic varieties to consider. Why choose organic you might ask. One of the primary reasons people buy organic wine is that the grapes used to produce it are free of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers, and have minimal sulfite content. (more…)

Is the Sept. 4 Full Moon the ‘Harvest

By Bruce McClure EarthSky Communications Friday, Sept. 4, 2009 All around the world tonight, a great big, round moon rises in the east around sunset, and sets in the west tomorrow around sunrise. More often than not, the September full moon wins the title of Harvest Moon in the northern hemisphere. But not this year. The next equinox comes on Sept. 22. By common practice, the September equinox marks the beginning of autumn in the northern hemisphere, and the start of spring in the southern ... Full Story

Police Beat: Sept. 3, 2009

Tuesday, Aug. 25 Vandalism at Berthoud High School was the subject of an 8:30 a.m. call. A drinking fountain had been ripped from the wall in the varsity boy’s locker room on the previous day. A female driver reported that another female driver was trying to ram into her car. The report came from the vicinity of U.S. Highway 287 and County Road 10E. The other female had a male passenger plus three or four kids in the back seat. The offending driver had left the scene but police are looking ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Sept. 3, 2009

Tuesday, Aug. 25 BFPD assisted with a medical call on 10th Street. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted with a medical call for cardiac arrest on Victoria Street. The patient was transported. Wednesday, Aug. 26 BFPD responded with Mountain View Fire to a motor vehicle accident on I-25 at mile marker 248. A semi truck was overturned. The Berthoud Fire crew extricated the driver from the truck and the patient was transported. Thursday, Aug. 27 BFPD responded with Berthoud Police to a ... Full Story

Obituary: Thomas Wesley Dean

Thomas "Dude" Wesley Dean, 86, was born June 30, 1923, and died Sept. 1, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Ruth Dean, three children; Carol Fleeger and husband Wally of Berthoud; Daniel Dean and wife Denise of W. Richland, W. Va., and Lori Victoria and husband Stanley of Kingwood, Texas. He has seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Thomas served his country in the United States Marine Corps during World War II and was awarded numerous medals, ... Full Story

Town of Berthoud Water System Overview and Diagram

Following is an overview and diagram of the Town of Berthoud’s water supply and treatment system, as the Town deals with its seasonal taste and odor problem. (more…)

Local Resident Makes Gruesome Discovery

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Berthoud Police along with personnel from the Berthoud Fire Protection District and Thompson Valley EMS were called to the 1700 block of Larimer County Road 15C (north Fourth Street) at 3:49 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27 in response to a report of a man with a gunshot wound to the head. Upon arrival, officers (more…)


Climate Change Senate Hearing: My View By Kevin Lundberg State Senator, Dist.15 The hearing Sen. Udall and Sen. McCain conducted in Estes Park concerning climate change, Rocky Mountain National Park, and our other national parks was reported by some as a “proof” for global warming. Having attended the hearing myself, I found that to not be the case. (more…)

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