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Brandon Sutorius, playing the part of Davey, and Emma Maggi-Byers, playing
the part of Frankie, run through a scene of John Olive’s “The Voice of the Prairie”
at Berthoud High School on Nov. 11.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Berthoud High School presents ‘The Voice of the Prairie’

By John Gardner The Surveyor For their directorial debut as the Berthoud High School (BHS) drama instructors, Berthoud’s Chris and Cheryl Kouns wanted to do something a little bit eclectic… Read more »

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Berthoud and Niwot take the field Friday night as the sun sets on Berthoud. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Photos: BHS Homecoming parade and football game

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Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum’s History Camp photo gallery

All photos by May Soricelli / The Surveyor

Despite it being July, George Jacobo uses a snow shovel to clear the sidewalk in front of Mi Cocina Mexican Restaurant in Berthoud Monday afternoon after a powerful hailstorm came through. 
All images John Gardner / The Surveyor

Photos: Severe hailstorm pummels Berthoud

Despite it being July, George Jacobo uses a snow shovel to clear the sidewalk in front of Mi Cocina Mexican Restaurant in Berthoud Monday afternoon after a powerful hailstorm came… Read more »

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Photo by Angie Purdy 
Berthoud’s McCallan Castles goes up for a shot against Dawson School at the Skyline Tournament on Dec. 3.

Boys basketball ready for home opener

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor After beginning the season with their first four games on the road, and compiling an even 2-2 record, the Berthoud High School boys’ basketball team… Read more »

Berthoud's Maria Fate grabs another rebound during the Spartans' Dec. 6 game against Denver South.

Lady Spartans take Silver in Manual Tourney

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor The Berthoud High School girls’ basketball team began its season winning three of its first four games, all on the road. The Lady Spartans bested… Read more »

Berthoud’s McCallan Castles charges past a Weld Central defender during the boy’s season opener on Dec. 1 in Keensburg. The boys started the season with a win, 49-40. 
Angie Purdy / The Surveyor

Berthoud boys start the season off right

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor It’s always helpful to get off to a good start, and the Berthoud High School (BHS) boys basketball team started the 2014-15 season off the… Read more »

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The Great Western Sugar Company's "High Ten" growers for the 1941 season included (back row right-to-left) Cyriel Darrus, Nels Peterson, Henry Weber, John W. Waggener, Rasmus Jordaner, S.P. Crowley (front row right-to-left) Abe Abrams, Jake Stroh, Howard Binder and S.A. Gray.
Photo courtesy of Berthoud Historical Society

Sugar beets dominated local news in 1941

Mark French Tales of the Little Thompson The Surveyor Growing sugar beets was serious business in Berthoud’s rural districts in 1941. The Great Western Sugar Company garnered farmers’ enthusiasm by… Read more »

The Mrs. Eler Brown house at 349 Welch Ave. in Berthoud was built by contractor John A. Bell in 1904. Mrs. Brown lived in the three-room house for a few months before renting it to Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Rockwell.
Mark French / The Surveyor

The history of Mrs. Brown’s Welch Avenue home

Mrs. Eler Brown house was among first built on Berthoud’s Welch Avenue Tales of the Little Thompson By Mark French The Surveyor The house at 349 Welch Ave. was built… Read more »

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Rattlesnakes were main hazard at Berthoud Golf Course

Tales of the Little Thompson By Mark French On Jan. 19, 1933, readers of The Berthoud Bulletin were greeted with news that “A group of men in Berthoud and vicinity… Read more »