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Sunday, October 26, 2014

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71st State Spelling Bee Next Weekend

By Thomas N. On March 19, three students from Turner Middle School will travel to Denver to compete in the 71st Colorado State Spelling Bee. After placing in the top six at the Thompson School District spelling bee, Hanna Stippich, Olivia Conde and Ken Kubik have been given a chance to compete for the title of State Champion. The winner of the State Bee will be given an all-expenses paid trip to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee held  on June 1 and 2 in Washington D.C. Seven ... Full Story

Spartan Golfer Brandi Peter Aims for State

Spartan Golfer Brandi Peter Aims for State

Berthoud Girls Golf Team Prepares 2011 Season By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The vast majority of high school student-athletes spend a sizeable portion of their young lives crafting, honing and perfecting their skill set before competing for state titles. That was not the case for Berthoud High golfer Brandi Peter. Miss Peter, a junior, picked up the game of golf the summer prior to her freshman year. Less than nine months later, she was competing in the state tournament. “I did ... Full Story

Obituary: Anna Sophia Adams

Obituary: Anna Sophia Adams

  September 10, 1918 – March 11, 2011 Anna Sophia Adams of Longmont died on March 11, 2011 at Sterling House. She was 92 years old. Anna was born on September 10, 1918 in Berthoud, the daughter of Charlie and Wendla (Pohl) Johnson. She graduated from Johnstown High School in 1936. Prior to her marriage, Anna worked as a waitress at the Dude Corral in Loveland. Anna married James Adams on April 20, 1950 in Loveland. After her marriage, Anna became a homemaker and loving ... Full Story

Obituary: Robert Bruce Fickel, DDS

Obituary: Robert Bruce Fickel, DDS

R. Bruce Fickel, D.D. S., “Doc” as he was known to the Berthoud community, died on March 9, 2011, just three weeks prior to his 99th birthday. Doc was born in Edina, Missouri, the son of Lee A. and Charlotte Louise Harvey Fickel. He attended the University of Missouri for two years, after which he was employed as a social worker in the Knox County Welfare Department. He then enrolled in and was graduated from Washington University Dental School in 1941. That same year he opened his ... Full Story

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

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