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Singing To The End Of Life

By Daris Howard Without warning, and with no time to take cover, a German shell exploded, causing Tommy’s world to go black. When he awoke in the field hospital, he could only see shadows, which faded until his vision was gone completely. When Tommy returned from the war, his determination and positive attitude amazed everyone. Often, others were more concerned about his disability than he was. He desired to major in Dairy Management at the state agricultural school, but those in charge ... Full Story

Photos from Berthoud High School Graduation

Photos from Berthoud High School Graduation

Sandy Barnes did a nice story for the Loveland Reporter Herald. Read it here   Berthoud High School Class 02011 Valedictorian: Alexander Ross Hughes Salutatorian: Joshua Joseph Krokowski   Principal Garcia and Assistant Principal Avery lead the Class of 2011 out of Berthoud High School A line of almost 170 seniors Finally, 2 by 2 on their way to commencement seating The Berthoud High School Band provided the music for the ceremony  

Berthoud Girls #1 in State Track and Field

Berthoud Girls #1 in State Track and Field

  Spartans Race to State Track Title Girls team claims top spot in class 3A By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Only a fully motivated  athlete can win a championship. It takes a complete team of inspired performers to a win a team title. The Berthoud Spartans girls track team had motivation in droves this weekend as they took home first place in the 3A state track and field championships. The Spartans’ individual motivations come in many forms. For senior athlete Cheyenne Hall, who ran the ... Full Story

Colorado 3A Track and Field Results

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Here are Friday's results in the finals of the Colorado Class 3A state track and field championships at Jefferson County Stadium. (Running events in meters): Berthoud takes one 1st place, one 2nd place and five 3rd places. Courtney Mills sets a new record: Loveland Reporter-Herald Mills leaps into state record books by Brad Cochi Berthoud High School’s Courtney Mills wanted to jump 39 feet at state. She didn’t quite get there, but blew everyone else out of the water ... Full Story

Rutherford Leads ‘Bugs to Lopsided Win in Game 5

  BOSSIER-SHREVEPORT, La. - David Rutherford recorded a hat trick as part of a four-point night in leading the Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs to a 7-2 victory over the Colorado Eagles in Game 5 of the Presidents' Cup Finals. The 'Bugs scored the game's first five goals, while Ryan Munce stopped 31 of 33 shots in his first start of the series. The Mudbugs used a 4:1 power play disparity in the first period to build a 2-0 lead via a pair of power-play goals by Rutherford. The first came at 7:23 ... Full Story

‘Bugs Even Series at 2 Games Apiece With OT Win

BOSSIER CITY, La. - The Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs evened the CHL's Presidents' Cup Finals with a 5-4 overtime win in a back-and-forth Game 4 of the championship series. The close contest was nothing new between the teams who have faced-off 17 total times in the playoffs. Of those 17 games, six have gone into overtime (35%), and 12 have been decided by just a single goal (71%). Colorado got off to a quick start, scoring 68 seconds into the game when Steve Haddon put back an Adam Hogg rebound. ... Full Story

Zero Tolerance Alert: High School Lacrosse Players

Zero Tolerance Alert: High School Lacrosse Players Charged

  Zero Tolerance Alert: High School Lacrosse Players Charged with Possession of Deadly Weapons (Penknife, Lighter Used to Repair Equipment)   EASTON, Md. — The Rutherford Institute is calling on Maryland school officials to exhibit some common sense and compassion in their handling of an incident involving two Easton High School lacrosse players who were suspended for being in possession of a penknife and lighter used for maintaining lacrosse equipment. It is undisputed that the ... Full Story

The Year of the Black-footed Ferret

The Year of the Black-footed Ferret

    Thirty years ago something remarkable happened on a ranch outside of Meeteetse, Wyoming.  A black-footed ferret, a small nocturnal carnivore thought to be extinct, was found by John and Lucille Hogg’s dog Shep.  This event led to the dramatic discovery of a small group of about 130 black-footed ferrets and offered a ray of hope for the species. Research conducted on the Meeteetse population provided important new information on the life history and behavior of this secretive ... Full Story

Soapstone Prairie Natural Area is Closed

The City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Program closed Soapstone Prairie Natural Area today due to unsafe road and trail conditions caused by recent rains.  Updates will be posted at www.fcgov.com/naturalareas/status.php.  Rangers check conditions daily and will reopen the site as soon as possible.

Flood Warning for Larimer and Boulder Counties

Outlook for Larimer County: Rain and snow showers today (snow above 9,500-10,000ft today, 8,000ft overnight). total rainfall accumulations of 1"-2" possible with snow accumulations 6"-15" possible over next 24-hours. Flooding possible in burn areas within these counties.   Outlook for Boulder County: Rain and snow showers today (snow above 9,500-10,000ft today, 8,000ft overnight). total rainfall accumulations of 1"-2" possible with snow accumulations 6"-15" possible over next 24-hours. ... Full Story

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