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Monday, April 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘berthoud’

Berthoud Library drops some overdue fines

Berthoud Library drops some overdue fines

As of August 1, the Berthoud Community Library District is no longer charging overdue fines on books; fines are still charged on overdue DVDs, audiobooks, and music CDs. District residents pay property taxes to support the library, and the Library District Board of Trustees believes in keeping any other fines and fees to a minimum. Now, when you have a book, or other library material, overdue 2 weeks or more your library card will be stopped until materials are returned.  When ... Full Story

Bike safety is fun

Bike safety is fun

What a great event the Public Safety day was. Fire engines, police cars an ambulance and Sparky the firedog made for an exciting day and at the end there was even a chance to climb the tall fire truck ladder. The intent of the event was to keep the kids safe as they ride their bicycles to school and back. Trooper Villavicencio, Colorado State Patrol Child Safety Technician was there with is 150 mph cruiser and the kids were in awe of all the equipment inside. Berthoud Fire was ... Full Story

Selling a piece of the Berthoud Meteorite

Selling a piece of the Berthoud Meteorite

The following notice was sent to people on the "meteorite-list." It indicates new owners of the Berthoud meteorite and a desire to sell at lease a piece of it. Hello list members, We have recently acquired the Berthoud, Colorado eucrite. Many of you remember this event on October 5, 2004 when a gorgeous 960 gram single mass landed just 96 feet away from Megan Whiteis moments after she stepped out of her house. Megan told me that she and her son heard a whooshing and whistling ... Full Story

Obituary: Jeanette Marie Skendzel

Obituary: Jeanette Marie Skendzel

Jeanette Marie Skendzel June 28, 1920 - Aug 12, 2010 Jeanette was well known around the country from the “Chet and Jeanette Band”. Chet and Jeanette played music together for 70 years; entertaining from Canada to Mexico, Jeanette with her quick wit, beautiful voice and banjo and Chet with his accordion. They were loved by many friends they met on their travels; and their music has been greatly missed since the passing of Jeanette’s partner (and beloved husband) Chet, ... Full Story

Cannabis church in Berthoud

Cannabis church in Berthoud

Longmont TimesCall "Holy Smoke: Dispensary owner starts church based on 'one of God's tools' BERTHOUD — Last month, Larry Hill traded in his medical marijuana dispensary in Longmont to start a cannabis church in Berthoud.

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Friday, August 20, 2010 7:00 – 11:00 p.m., 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). Our guest speaker for this Friday is Meinte Veldhuis, president of the Little Thompson Science Foundation, which operates the LTO. The title of his talk will be: "Finishing the Construction of the LTO.” Mr. Veldhuis will discuss the various construction objectives and challenges from the past 5 years, since the board ... Full Story

Larimer County Fair 4-H Stock Sale

Larimer County Fair 4-H Stock Sale

The 4H Livestock sale is the last official event of the county fair. The bidding is active and usually the final price is well above the market price of the livestock. The highest priced sale is usually the Grand Champion Market Beef, and the 2010 Larimer County Fair was no exception as that heifer brought $6,000 for Danielle Mayer of Fort Collins. The Reserve Champion Market Beef, raised by Berthoud’s Cory Ellis brought $2,600. The same relationship held in the sheep as Kristina ... Full Story

Larimer County Fair Photos Review

Larimer County Fair Photos Review

The County Fair Parade took place a couple days before the official opening, but the activities had started even before that as 4-H kids were busy setting up exhibits and competing in the equine events. Here the Berthoud Highlanders 4-H Club took time to enter the parade. The Larimer County Fair is over but the memories linger. The midway was open and many people enjoyed the activities. The weekend had many outside activities to enjoy, but much of what the fair is about ... Full Story

Berthoud Public Safety Day

Berthoud Public Safety Day

BERTHOUD PUBLIC SAFETY DAY August 14, 2010 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Bein Park The Town of Berthoud, in partnership with the Berthoud Police Department, Berthoud Fire Department, Thompson Valley Emergency Services, and Colorado State Patrol, is sponsoring a Public Safety Day. With children returning to school the following week, Town officials felt it was a good time to refresh safety information for elementary and middle school children. There will be bike helmet checks, ... Full Story

Larimer County Fair, complete results

Larimer County Fair, complete results

The Recorder Online will carry the entire list of Fair Awards in all categories. In the menu above, you will see a new title of "County Fair." If you click your courser on the tab you will see all the categories below. We will put up categories as soon as we receive them from the Extension Service. Berthoud residents on the lists will be accented with bold face type. Blue, red and white ribbons have different meanings in 4-H judging than in open judging. In 4-H judging a blue ribbon ... Full Story

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