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Thursday, July 31, 2014

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Obituary: Orlando Franklin Platzek

Obituary: Orlando Franklin Platzek

Orlando Franklin Platzek March 3, 1914 – June 14, 2010 Orlando F. Platzek of Berthoud died Monday, 14 June 2010. He was 96. He was born in Crested Butte on 3 March 1914. He was a World War II combat veteran in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife Jean and his son Ronald. He is survived by his sister Lena James of Claremont, California; his son Roger (Sue) Platzek of Berthoud; and his daughter Rita (Mark) Larsen of Thornton. He also has nine grandchildren and ... Full Story

DOW meeting in Berthoud

DOW meeting in Berthoud

Colorado Division of Wildlife Commissioner Bob Streeter will hold a public meeting Monday in Berthoud to hear constituents' concerns about wildlife issues in the northeast region. Streeter, who represents northern and northeastern Colorado and the public at large, will discuss landowner vouchers, recent issues from the angler roundtables for the five-year fishing regulation plan, management of state wildlife areas and any other issues of concern. Streeter is a retired wildlife ... Full Story

Mary Beard—Keith Gildenmeister Engagement

Mary Beard—Keith Gildenmeister Engagement

Don and Ilene Beard of Pritchett, Colo., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Mary Grace Beard of Berthoud, Colo., to Keith Alan Gildenmeister of Broomfield, Colo., son of Cheryl Gildenmeister of Avon, Ohio, and Daniel and Jane Gildenmeister of Sandusky, Ohio. The couple will exchange vows Aug. 7, 2010, in Windsor, Colo. The reception will be in Berthoud, Colo. The bride-elect is a May 2010 graduate of University of Northern Colorado. She is ... Full Story

Pelicans stop at Foster Reservoir

Pelicans stop at Foster Reservoir

With water storage at record levels and a high spring runoff, even Foster and Coleman Reservoirs west of Berthoud have abundant water for the first time in years. These iternerant pelicans took advantage of that and stopped for a little fishing at Foster last Wednesday.

Doll Collection now dressed for summer

Doll Collection now dressed for summer

Fran Robison returned to the McCarty-Fickle House on Thursday to put the Ladies of Loveland in their summer attire. She had most of the ladies dressed by the time the guests arrived in the evening, but had saved three of the dolls for the program. She began with Albina Washburn. She explained that even though the ladies wore different “visiting dresses” during the summer, they still wore the same type of undergarments. Albina is dressed for the 1865 period. These doll cloths ... 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

Grandpa’s Cafe to donate to Project

Grandpa’s Cafe to donate to Project Self-Sufficiency

Thursday, June 13, from noon to 9 p.m., Grandpa's Cafe will donate 25% of proceeds to Project Self-Sufficiency. Project Sel-Sufficiency helps low-income single parents become self-sufficient. With offices in Loveland and Fort Collins, Project Self-Sufficiency serves Berthoud families out of their Loveland office. Visit www.ps-s.org to learn more about Project Self-Sufficiency.

Fatal accident east of Berthoud

Fatal accident east of Berthoud

Update June 4. The investigating officers of the Colorado State Patrol have concluded that the pickup truck crossed into the eastbound lane in front of the empty cement truck. The driver of the pickup was Travis McPherson, 20, of Loveland. The driver of the cement truck was Edward Brown, 59, of Johnstown. Brown suffered a broken rib in the accident. At 11:52 a.m. on Thursday, June 3, Berthoud Police, Weld County Sheriff and Colorado State Patrol received calls about an accident on ... Full Story

Legal Notice, NFRMPO-Availability of FTA Funding

Notice of FTA funding availability for FY 2010 The purpose of this notice is to announce the availability of financial assistance for Federal Fiscal Year 2010 for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant funds administered by the North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (NFRMPO).  This grant cycle offers one new funding opportunity for those interested in receiving FTA funding assistance  - Section 5316/Job Access/Reverse Commute (JARC). The NFRMPO expects to have ... 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

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