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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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Poudre flooding closes Greeley roads

Poudre flooding closes Greeley roads

River Flooding Prompts Greeley Public Works to Close 35th Avenue & Poudre River Trail. The Cache La Poudre River through Greeley continues to run at or near flood stage due to rain and snowmelt. As a result, Greeley’s public works department has now added 35th Avenue between F Street and O Street to the list of closed streets. These Greeley Streets remain closed: 6th Ave from 5th St. to the Poudre River bridge; 71st Ave from Poudre River Ranch north to O Street; 83rd Ave and 95th ... Full Story

Cold Murder Cases Solved

Cold Murder Cases Solved

DATE: June 14, 2010 Larimer County: In a press conference today, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office Investigators announced they have closed two cold case files from the 1980's. The body of Orma B. Smith, 02/29/1888, of Longmont, was found on July 9, 1982, in a stream three miles east of Big Elk Meadows with multiple stab wounds. John Agrue, 09/11/1947, was considered a suspect at that time but no charges were filed. In 1966, Agrue pled guilty in Will County, Illinois, to the ... Full Story

First Presbyterian Church sings farewell to Beth

First Presbyterian Church sings farewell to Beth Sommers

By Claudia Todd-Young When she was recently asked why she chose this particular time to retire from her 45-year long position as choir director at the First Presbyterian Church in Berthoud, Beth Sommers said, “Why now? I figured that God would let me know when it was time to quit. Now is the time,” Sommers said. Her tenure of 45 years has allowed Sommers to see church history in the making. She saw three pastors and three interim pastors come into the church. She has also seen many ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat, May 2010

Berthoud Police Beat, May 2010

Saturday, May 1 A loose Black Labrador Retriever was picked up on East Iowa Avenue. The owner managed to claim the dog before it was turned over to the Humane Society. A reported trespass in progress at Berthoud Elementary School was juveniles on the roof retrieving a ball. Their parents were present and supervising. Two dogs fighting on Seventh Street resulted in a summons for the owner of the attacking dog. Someone complained about kids playing football in the street on Redwood ... Full Story

Take the bus from Berthoud to Fort Collins, Denver and

Take the bus from Berthoud to Fort Collins, Denver and Boulder

Beginning June 7 the new FLEX bus service will link Berthoud with Fort Collins, Loveland and the Longmont Regional Transportation District’s (RTD) bus connections to downtown Denver and Boulder. During weekday peak commuting hours in the morning and evening, an express route will serve primary stops between Fort Collins and Longmont, including a stop in Berthoud. The first southbound bus is scheduled to stop in Berthoud at Third Street and Mountain Avenue at 5:42 a.m. Three more buses, ... Full Story

Car, Truck, Tractor Show

Car, Truck, Tractor Show

2nd Annual Wind Swept Acres  Car, Truck Tractor Show   Saturday, June 12 2 pm-6 pm 1228 N. County Road 23, Berthoud   Free Spectators Admission 1st 100 Participant entries will receive a free T-Shirt Food Provided – Water & Soda Available - Donations Happily Accepted- This show is powered by Volunteers and Donations All Proceeds to Benefit Berthoud Habitat for Humanity Sponsor this event with a 2’ x 6’ banner for ... Full Story

Over $4 million in scholarships to BHS seniors

Over $4 million in scholarships to BHS seniors

Brenda Adame Berthoud High School Scholarship & Endowment Scholarship         Nicolas Alexander Colorado State University Green & Gold Scholarship Berthoud High School Scholarship & Endowment Scholarship Berthoud High School Drama Scholarship   Bryce Baker University of San Diego Presidential Scholarship University of San Diego Academic Scholarship University of San Diego Educational Support Grant University of ... Full Story

Students appreciate teachers too

Students appreciate teachers too

May 3 to May 7 is Teacher Appreciation Week. The Thompson School District has several events that show teacher appreciation. Last week, the Thompson Education Association’s Crystal Apple Awards recognized some of the district’s outstanding teachers as nominated by their colleagues in the profession. This week, at the Board of Education meeting, students had the opportunity to name teachers they appreciated. Students were encouraged to write about a teacher and on Wednesday evening they ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat, April, 2010

Berthoud Police Beat, April, 2010

Thursday, April 1 April Fool’s day was relatively calm as police received two BOLO reports, made three assists and made one traffic stop. The traffic stop was at Seventh Street and Bunyan Avenue and the driver was give a verbal warning. Friday, April 2 A driver stopped by police at 3 a.m. was give a verbal warning. The 4 a.m. barking dog in the 500 block of Sixth Street resulted in a written warning for its owners. There are no suspects in the case of the slashed tires ... Full Story

Tragedy touches local family

An airplane crash in Southern Indiana on Sunday took the lives of David and Elizabeth Schump of Windsor. The couple is the brother and sister-in-law of James Schump of rural Berthoud. There are no details at this time. A short article is on the Channel 4 Website.

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