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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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Angelo Dabbiero: a gift for us all

By John Hall The Surveyor On Friday, Nov. 7, one of Berthoud’s favorite sons, Angelo Dabbiero, was laid to rest one month shy of his 20th birthday. It was an… Read more »

Community Calendar: Nov. 13-19

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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. 
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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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Berthoud High School student and swimmer Jack Thorne and his mother, Jodi Juskie, expresses their
excitement after Jack committed to swim at Northwestern University in Illinois, on Nov. 13 at BHS. Thorne
swims with the Thompson Valley High School and the Loveland Swim Clubs and is a two-time defending 4A
state champion in the 100-yard backstroke and defending state champion in the 100 butterfly.
Photo courtesy of Kim Skoric

Thorne makes splash with Northwestern

By John Hall The Surveyor Berthoud High School senior Jack Thorne will swim in the Big Ten Conference for the Northwestern Wildcats next year. Thorne, the most accomplished male swimmer… Read more »

Berthoud's Jessica Boruff knocks one out of the park during a game this season against Windsor. Boruff had a strong senior season which earned her a first-team all-state selection this year. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Boruff, Armitage make CHSAA all-state teams

By Surveyor staff The Surveyor Berthoud’s Jessica Boruff and Taylor Armitage were selected by the Colorado High School Athletic Association as members of the 4A 2014 all-state teams. The association… Read more »

Berthoud senior Alyssa Peacock takes her turn at working toward a kill against Lewis Palmer at the state championships on Nov. 7 at the Denver Coliseum.
Paula Megenhardt / The Surveyor

Berthoud’s small squad yielded big results

Lady Spartans have three All-Conference players and Tri-Valley Coach of the Year By Paula Megenhardt The Surveyor The Lady Spartan volleyball team wrapped up the season with a banquet to… 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 »