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Archive for April, 2020

Obituary:Mary Jane Klepac

October 1, 1939 ~ April 21, 2020 (age 80) Mary Jane Klepac, 80, of Berthoud passed away on April 21, 2020. Mary Jane was born in Malvern, Iowa, but lived in Colorado most of her life. She lived in Climax, Colorado, with her mother, Zella Lizer Adams, and her father, Howard Horn, along with her brother, Bob, and sister, Patricia. The family moved to Denver and then to Longmont before Mary Jane started school. Mary Jane developed lasting friendships and had many happy memories of her time in ... Full Story

Obituary: Carol Piehl

Obituary: Carol Piehl

Carol Piehl December 25, 1935 ~ April 20, 2020 (age 84) Our Mom, Carol (Berlin) Piehl, 84, of Berthoud, Colorado, left this world to be with our Lord on Monday, April 20, 2020. She passed away peacefully at home. She was born to Paul and Betty Berlin on December 25, 1935 at home in Forest Park, Illinois, during a snow storm. She attended school in Forest Park, Illinois. She helped out in the family flower business growing up. After graduation she worked for Kraft Foods. She had an ... Full Story

Obituary: Ivar William Larson

Obituary: Ivar William Larson

( June 12, 1941 - April 12, 2020 ) Ivar William Larson, Berthoud, peacefully passed away on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020, with Donna, his wife of 57 years, at his side. Ivar lived a full life despite having leukemia since 1977. He is survived by his wife, Donna, Berthoud, son, Gregory Larson and grandson, Landon Larson, Haxtun, Colorado, daughter, Emily Larson, Denver, sister Delaine Carlson (Kennert Andersson), nephew Derek Carlson and Derek’s father, Gary Carlson (Vicki Lis), ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: March 2020

Berthoud Fire Calls: March 2020

Incident Report March 1 - 8 Sunday, March 1 Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 10th Street for a lift assist. BFPD dispatched to I-25 mm 250 SB for a motor vehicle accident. A single semi-truck had a flat tire from hitting road debris. The driver of the truck could not be located. The crew evaluated the truck and found a diesel fuel leak from one of the tanks. The crew plugged the line and stopped the fuel leak. The scene was turned over to CSP. BFPD responded to the 300 ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter: March 2020

Berthoud Police Blotter: March 2020

March 1-8 Sunday, March 1 Suicide Attempt: Berthoud, a woman attempted suicide by sitting in her running vehicle with a hose going from the exhaust into the car door. Her husband found her and removed her from the vehicle and opened the garage. The woman was placed on a mental health hold at the Hospital. When you reach this point in life there is help. Colorado Crisis Services, 24/7 Support: 1-844-493-8255 or text TALK to 38255. ColoradoCrisisServices.org. Monday, March 2 A Teen ... Full Story

Putin forever!

Putin forever!

by Mel Gurtov One trait dictators have in common: They believe in ruling for life. And since they’re dictators, they can count on supporters to echo their ambition and push for laws to ensure eternal control. We’re seeing this scenario play out in Hungary under Viktor Orban, China under Xi Jinping, Turkey under Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Russia under Vladimir Putin. (Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu is a wannabe lifer; his case is pending.)  All these men have seized on COVID-19 as an ... Full Story