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Archive for October, 2009

Ruebesam, defense lead Spartans to playoffs

Berthoud 21, Silver Creek 7 By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder   LONGMONT — This is a familiar scene — the Berthoud Spartans are going back to the playoffs. Zach Ruebesam was 12-for-12 with three touchdown passes — two of them to Pat Conrey — and the defense created four turnovers in a 21-7 victory over Silver Creek on Friday night at Everly-Montgomery Field. The victory, coupled with Northridge’s loss to Mountain View, gave Berthoud a one-game lead over Roosevelt and two-game ... Full Story

Obituary: Mary G. Schmidt

Mary G. Schmidt, 81, of Berthoud passed away Oct. 26, 2009, at Pathways Hospice, Loveland. She was born Oct. 22, 1928, in Pana, Ill., to Raymond and Celeste (Whittman) Groll. Mary graduated from Pana High School and attended college in Illinois and Denver. She married Alban J. Schmidt on Nov. 26, 1949. They lived in Denver until 1972, when they moved to Berthoud. Mary was a homemaker. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Longmont, P.E.O., and several bridge ... Full Story

Obituary: Jack R. Kidd

Jack R. Kidd, 77, of Berthoud was born in Utah to Henry and Leola Kidd. He graduated from high school in Billings, Mont., went into the Air Force for four years and returned to college, receiving a bachelor’s degree in business from Idaho State University. Jack married Carolee in Boulder in 1955. After serving as a computer programmer for 31 years at Sandia National Laboratories, Jack moved with his wife from Albuquerque to Berthoud in 2000. He was a member of the United Methodist ... Full Story

Spartans overcome miscues, hold off Sterling

Berthoud 26, Sterling 13 By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder STERLING — First, Chase Fraser fumbled, turning the ball over to Sterling. Seven minutes later, Luke Engelhaupt returned the favor to Berthoud. Both starting quarterbacks — Zach Ruebesam and Alex Beardsley — combined for five interceptions. (more…)

Loveland Workforce Center reopens for business

The Loveland office of the Larimer County Workforce Center, located at 418 E. 4th St., which temporarily closed for extensive remodeling in late September, has re-opened for business. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Job seekers and employers can also access Workforce Center services online at www.LarimerWorkForce.org. McKee CEO steps down CEO Chris Cornue is stepping down from his post at McKee Hospital this Friday, Oct. 23. In a letter dated Thursday, Oct. 15, ... Full Story

Fire damages downtown Estes Park Theatre Mall

Recorder Staff   A fire, which seriously damaged the historic Park Theatre Mall, was contained by noon Monday, sparing the landmark Park Theatre. Estes Park Police Dispatch received the first report at 6:19 a.m.; the Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department responded at 6:21 a.m.  Upon arrival, firefighters reported seeing fire breaking through the roof on the west side of the mall building. The fire, located at 116 East Elkhorn Ave. in downtown Estes Park, was contained to the mall ... Full Story

Geek Attack: Evolution of gaming: Part 3

By Kyle Lee Berthoud Recorder When we last left off, Sony and Nintendo were slugging it out with their respective Playstation and Nintendo 64 systems, and the Sega Saturn was on the ropes struggling to survive. As games like Final Fantasy 7 and Super Smash Brothers were selling like hotcakes on their respective systems, Saturn failed to have a game that pushed consumers to buy the failing system. In an effort to appeal to customers, Sega created a new system. The Dreamcast would prove ... Full Story

Hansen embraces new experiences and friends at BHS

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Foreign exchange student Nils Hansen said he felt nervous about starting at an American high school two weeks after arriving from Germany. The feeling only lasted about two hours into the first day of school. “People at home who had been to America said everyone is very friendly and open,” said Nils. (more…)

‘An Evening of Macabre’

A wicked good time is in store for those who love the art of storytelling, as the Wildfire Community Arts Center Readers present “An Evening of Macabre.” Nine cast members recreate their favorite scenes from various works, including “Macbeth,” “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet,” and all points humorous and mysterious in between. (more…)

The Aakash Mittal Quartet: A musical journey to India

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder There is a bold new kind of music emerging in Colorado. The Aakash Mittal Quartet, influenced by the muse of modern day India where customary meets contemporary, has fashioned a unique and worldly blend of sound. The band is an independent outfit and will soon be self-releasing their second album, “Videsh.” Mittal, the band’s innovator, was born in Dallas, Texas, was raised in Loveland and is of Indian descent. The diversity of the artist’s background ... Full Story

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