Archive for September, 2011
Loveland Reporter-Herald Loveland KFC on Lincoln Avenue will close doors Friday night By Madeline Novey LOVELAND -- Debbie Mestas is sad to say goodbye today to the many loyal customers and friends she has met while working at the KFC restaurant on North Lincoln Avenue. Read More
Larimer County is continually identified as one of the best places to live. Very soon we’ll have the chance to ensure our community also remains one of the safest places to live. The November election will ask voters to respond again to maintain public safety by extending the current sales tax initiative to support operations of the county jail for the next 15 years. Public-safety programs in Larimer County are threatened due to budget cuts if the two ... Full Story
Nearly every Berthoud player crossed home plate as the Lady Spartans rolled over the Eaton Reds on Tuesday.
Joshua James Ehlers, 24, of Berthoud, died suddenly September 23, 2011 in Aurora. He was born March 4, 1987 in Bismarck, North Dakota to James H. and Juanita J. (Kurle) Ehlers. Joshua has lived in the Berthoud area with his family for many years. He graduated from Berthoud High School in 2005 as the class President and President of the Student Counsel. Joshua was a member of the ROTC and had a Congressional Nomination for the US Navel Academy. He ran cross country while in ... Full Story
By Daris Howard Arden stormed into the house and dropped into a chair, tired and discouraged. His wife, Rachel, brought him a cold drink of water. “How’s the harvest going, Dear?” He shook his head. “Not well. With all of the men gone off to fight Hitler, getting the beets topped and off to market seems impossible. I thought it was an answer to my prayers when they decided to let the schools out for harvest so the boys could help. But they have no motivation to ... Full Story
Thomson School District is holding a community forum regarding the charter school application for Red Rock Academy in Berthoud. The meeting is scheduled for Oct. 13 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Berthoud High School. The public will have an opportunity to provide input regarding the application. One group has already voiced an opinon. The organizers of a new website, Support Berthoud Schools, is asking community members to sign the petition on the website to ask the Board of Education to reject the ... Full Story
Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies in Loveland competed in the 2011 Fall Festival at Gymnastics Unlimited in Northglenn on September 24and 25. The Level 4 team placed first, the Level 5 and Level 6 teams placed second. In the All-Around Competition: Level 4: In the Child Division Mackenzie Nedom placed fourth. In the Junior Division Madison Blair placed first with a 37.6. In the Senior Division Taylor Dower placed first with a 36.275 and Madeline Madere placed fourth. Level 5: In the Child ... Full Story
Last week President Obama signed an executive order allowing states to "opt out" of the reading and math requirements of No Child Left Behind. After all, who needs to know math when everyone has their own calculator. And kids don't need to read when they've got video games. Oh, and the last "R", writing, was already dead - everyone "texts" these days. That's why so many entering college freshmen need to take a remedial writing course. With the 3-R's dead, the ... Full Story
Lyons took the early lead with 2 runs in the first inning. The Spartans came back to tie the score in the second and held the Lions scorless as the Berthoud 9 add 5 more runs.
The gravity of the current situation in our school district is one key reason to vote yes on 3A, the Mill Levy Override. Unfortunately, it is quite frequent that a student comes into the counseling office with everything under the sun going wrong. I made a suggestion to one heavily burdened student to take on just one of the many challenges instead of staying frozen and overwhelmed by everything. I asked this student: "What is one important item out of all that ... Full Story