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Monday, August 3, 2015

‘Area News’ Archives

Seniors on the Move

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Several months ago I made the suggestion to my 73-year-old mother, who was having a slightly difficult time keeping up with me while we walked through a parking lot, that perhaps it was time for her to get a mobility scooter. Let’s just say my suggestion was not well received. Who knew my mother knew those kinds of words. I still thought it was a good idea. After all, mobility scooters are relatively affordable and easy to use solution for seniors having ... Full Story

Engagement: Karspeck-Finkelstein

Ann Marie Karspeck and Joshua Finkelstein of Fort Collins announce their engagement to wed. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. Milan Karspeck of Berthoud and Ms. Patricia Karspeck of Loveland. Ann Marie graduated from Berthoud High School in 2001 and earned her degree in business marketing from Hawaii Pacific University in 2005. She will complete her degree in nursing from Front Range College this May.   The groom-to-be is the son of Mr. Stephen and Mrs. Regina Finkelstein of ... Full Story

Police Beat: April 16, 2009

Tuesday, April 7 A man came into the police department to report his unit at Berthoud Self Storage had been broken into. He produced the loop part of his lock which had been cut off. Eight to 10 packing blankets were taken from the site. There are no suspects at this time. The parents of a Berthoud Elementary School student reported that an unknown male tried to talk their son into getting in to his car. The boy refused the offer. The police report concluded the report was ... Full Story

Fire Beat: April 16, 2009

Tuesday, April 7 BFPD responded to a reported outside gas leak near Mountain Avenue and Meadowlark Lane. This was a three-inch natural gas line that was leaking natural gas into an open field. Xcel Energy was notified and responded.  BFPD assisted with a medical call on Sundown Court. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted mutual aide with Loveland Fire on a motor vehicle accident on S. County Road 11. The fire crew assisted with loading the patient for transport. BFPD assisted TVEMS ... Full Story

Former Berthoud Wrestler Recovering After Auto

UPDATED ... By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder State wrestling champion Nick Ludwig, a 2008 graduate of Berthoud High School, was seriously injured in a single-car accident Saturday afternoon that claimed the life of a fellow Mesa State University student. (more…)

Police Beat: April 9, 2009

Tuesday, March 31 A vehicle in the 700 block of Massachusetts Avenue was marked as abandoned. Police gave a verbal warning to some juveniles who were using the tennis net at Fickel Park as a trampoline. Wednesday, April 1 A resident of south Ninth Street reported that a thirty-something, bearded male wearing dirty jeans had approached his daughter on the previous day. Police list this as Suspicious Circumstances. Missing baseball equipment at the Bein Park baseball field prompted a ... Full Story

Fire Beat: April 9, 2009

Monday, March 30 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Highway 287 and First Street. There was minor damage to the vehicle and there were no injuries. BFPD found a single car accident on Interstate 25 at mile marker 253. The vehicle was on its side, there were no injuries. BFPD responded to 42nd Avenue for a smoke investigation. An electrical appliance was producing smoke from the electrical outlet in the wall. It was determined that a qualified electrician was needed for ... Full Story

Garcia Selected for BHS Principal

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder The Thompson School District has announced the selection of Chris Garcia as the new Berthoud High School principal, pending the approval of the school board. (more…)

Town Briefs: Board Decides to Rewrite White's

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder The Town Board has directed Town Attorney Bruce Fickel to rewrite the contract for Town Administrator Jim White. The decision was reached at the end of a two-hour executive session at the March 31 Board of Trustees meeting. Trustee Michael Patrick cast the only negative vote on the matter. On March 3, the trustees agreed to renew White’s contract, with details to be decided at a later time. The Board will vote on the rewritten contract at future ... Full Story

Fire Beat: April 2, 2009

Monday, March 23 BFPD assisted with a medical call on S. CR 17 for a sick person. The patient was transported. Tuesday, March 24 BFPD responded to a call for carbon monoxide on Fourth St. Upon arrival the carbon monoxide levels were found to be elevated due to a malfunction in the fireplace. The residents were advised to evacuate until the problem was corrected. BFPD responded to a residential fire alarm on S. County Road 21. After investigating, there was nothing found. The fire alarm was ... Full Story

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