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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘berthoud’

Winners announced in Berthoud Schools Fund Writing

Winners announced in Berthoud Schools Fund Writing Contest

In the age of abbreviated Twitter messages writing may become a lost art, but some of Berthoud’s youth can still put a sentence together . The Berthoud Schools Fund (BSF) challenged Berthoud students to write about how the technology provided by the money raised at the last two Berthoud Bashes has influenced their education. While some of you may not know a Promethean Board from a document camera, these kids do. The BSF recieved 39 entries covering the suggested genre of essay, play, ... Full Story

Berthoud Soccer Drops Season Opener

Berthoud Soccer Drops Season Opener

Lady Spartans Fall to Peak to Peak 3-1 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Photos by Dan Karpiel Season openers are always tricky games for high school sports teams. That was especially true for the Berthoud High girls soccer team in their opening match on Thursday night. With only four seniors on their 17-person squad, the young Berthoud team experienced the expected ups and downs of a season’s first contest. The Lady Spartans fell in their season opener at Max Marr Field to ... Full Story

Goodbye “Doc” Fickel

Goodbye “Doc” Fickel

Dr. Robert Bruce (Doc) Fickel, DDS March 30, 1912 – March 9, 2011 Berthoud lost one of its most beloved residents today when R. Bruce (Doc) Fickel died this morning (March 9) in Longmont United Hospital. Doc was born to Lee and Lottie Fickel in Edina, Missouri, on March 30 1912. According to Doc, the Fickel’s were minority Protestant Republicans in a Catholic Democratic town. He remained a staunch Republican his whole life. He attended the University of ... Full Story

Give your child a “Bright Beginning” in Berthoud

Give your child a “Bright Beginning” in Berthoud

  Eighty-five percent of a baby’s intellect, personality and social skills are developed in the first three years of life. Every parent wants to provide quality learning experiences for their child.  Early parenting can be both amazing and challenging. Bright Beginnings promotes the importance of positive parent-child interactions and relationship building to give children the best start in life. You have the power to shape your child’s future. We’ll give you some simple ways to ... 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

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

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

Berthoud man found guilty of menacing cyclists

Berthoud man found guilty of menacing cyclists

9News.com Jury finds Barker guilty of menacing cyclists by Jeffrey Wolf LOVELAND - After nearly eight hours of deliberation, a jury Friday found Bryce Barker, 24, guilty of criminal mischief and menacing for attacking a group of cyclists in Berthoud last summer.  

Berthoud Police Beat, February, 2011

Berthoud Police Beat, February, 2011

Tuesday, February 1 A vehicle ran into a fence in the 400 Block of East County Road 8. No injuries were reported. An injured cat was returned to its owner in the 600 block of Sunnywood Place. A 1980 Pontiac was reported stolen from the 200 block of Welch Avenue. A resident in the 200 block of Second Street saw footprints in the snow and reported having a prowler. The police though otherwise and listed the report as unfounded. Wednesday, January 2 Police assisted ... Full Story

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