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Archive for March, 2011

Irish Soda Bread for St. Patrick’s Day

Irish Soda Bread for St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Recipes from the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee It’s not a St. Pat’s Day celebration without Irish Soda Bread on the table. Interestingly, Irish soda bread has taken on a life of its own with a variety of recipes containing numerous ingredients the original bakers in the mid 1840’s would have never heard of, let alone had on hand. Contrary to popular folklore, Irish soda bread did not arrive in the U.S. during the Ireland famine years – it ... Full Story

Colorado Ag Day is March 16, 2011

Celebrate the Bounty of Colorado Agriculture Colorado Ag Day is March 16, 2011 LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Governor John Hickenlooper has proclaimed March 16, 2011, as “Colorado Ag Day.” The day coincides with National Ag Week, March 13-19, and is designed to celebrate the abundance provided by America’s agricultural producers. “Colorado's farmers and ranchers contribute greatly to our way of life. Besides providing food and fiber, agriculture also protects our natural resources,” said ... Full Story

Dump truck loses balance

Dump truck loses balance

    Fortunately, no one was injured when this truck tipped over on Friday. The truck from Vialpando trucking was delivering 25 tons of gravel to the Berthoud Street Department facility on Welch Avenue when the incident occurred. According to employees on the scene, the trucks can not fit into to the compound so the normal procedure is to unload in front of the building and then use the front loader to move the gravel into the yard. Observers said that the driver ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—March 8, The Summer Triangle, a signpost

Sky Tonight—March 8, The Summer Triangle, a signpost for all seasons

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org To see Jupiter in March 2011, look west soon after sunset As seen from our northern temperate latitudes, the three brilliant stars of the Summer Triangle – Vega, Deneb and Altair – are out for at least part of the night every night of the year. Presently, the Summer Triangle shines in the eastern sky at and before dawn. Like the Big Dipper, the Summer Triangle is an asterism – a pattern of stars ... Full Story

Obituary: George D. Huff

George D. Huff (October 10, 1923 - March 3, 2011) George “Bud” Dean Huff was born October 10, 1923 to George and Ethel Huff in Oxford, Nebr. Bud passed away on March 3, 2011 at the age of 87 at Sierra Vista in Loveland, Colo. Bud enlisted in the U.S. Army in February 1943. On July 14, 1943 he married Clara “Pauline” Harrold in Phillipsburg, Kan. In August of 1943 Bud left New York for England to fight in WWII. Bud was in the 5th Infantry Division. He landed in Normandy in July ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

A Solar Prominence Eruption from SDO Credit: NASA/Goddard/SDO AIA Team Explanation: One of the most spectacular solar sights is an erupting prominence. Two weeks ago, NASA's Sun-orbiting Solar Dynamic Observatory spacecraft imaged an impressively large prominence erupting from the surface. The dramatic explosion was captured in ultraviolet light in the above time lapse video covering 90 minutes, where a new frame was taken every 24 seconds. The scale of the prominence is huge -- the ... Full Story

Turner Students of the Month-February

Turner Students of the Month-February

Turner Middle School Students of the Month for February Boys           Caleb Jordan – 6th Grade Caleb is an outstanding student and a great positive leader! He recently spent a couple lunch periods with a friend to help teachers clean up and organize the classroom – What a great leader and role model.                   Max Bump – 7th Grade Max is willing to ... Full Story

Turner Students of the Month

Turner Students of the Month

Turner Middle School Students of the Month for February Girls   Michelle Farabaugh – 6th Grade Michelle puts 100% effort into all that she does. She brings a great attitude into the class. Michelle takes responsibility for her education and her efforts are reflected in her quality work.   Hannah Stippich – 7th Grade Hannah is an outstanding role model for her peers. Hannah is consistently on task and completes her work ... Full Story

The Communication Revolution

by Daniel Ward Editor of Language Magazine As dictators topple across North Africa into the Middle East, and new uprisings coalesce on almost a daily basis, one of the most striking aspects of this new revolutionary wave is the ability of its participants to communicate not only with their compatriots or comrades but across borders with news organizations and like-minded activists via social networks, blogs, and other forums. The defining image of the international Arab democracy ... Full Story

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