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Jason and Jessica Plunkett are creating some unique ways to be socially active in the Berthoud Community.

Exercise with a beer chaser

By John Gardner The Surveyor It can be difficult meeting people when you move to a new place. But for Jason and Jessica Plunkett, who recently moved to Berthoud from… Read more »

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Berthoud's Sierra Suits poses for a photo at Seraphim MMA gym in Loveland. Suits, 16, plans to continue pursuing her goal of becoming a professional mixed-martial-arts fighter.
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Summer vacation; Sierra Suits style

By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor Summer vacation is no time to sit around for Sierra Suits. The Berthoud High School soon-to-be junior spends her days this summer working out. Her… Read more »

Berthoud High School's football players pose for a photo at the Colorado State University Pueblo football camp on June 15. The program is designed to build team chemistry and relationships between the players going into football season.
Karen Fate/ The Surveyor

Berthoud Football eager to return to glory

By John Hall The Surveyor This past week the Berthoud High School Spartans football players and coaches traveled to Pueblo to participate in the Colorado State University (CSU) Pueblo ThunderWolves’… Read more »

Berthoud High School's track and field coach Colby Schultz hugs 2014 Berthoud Sports Hall of Fame inductee Derek Good as Schultz presented Good with his award. The HOF inducted eight people into the inaugural class at the award and dinner presentation on Thursday, May 29 at Brookside Gardens. 
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Hall of Fame dinner and awards embraced community, past and present

By John Gardner The Surveyor Even though Derek Good only lived in Berthoud for the four years he attended Berthoud High School (BHS), he considers the Berthoud community his family…. Read more »

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The building at 315 Mountain Ave. that recently housed Simply Shabulous was used as the City Restaurant in the 1910s. Cobbler Jake Zoller occupied the building from 1937 to 1983. City Star Brewery recently purchased the building and plans to construct a beer garden in the back. In the 1910s' photo a line of neatly arranged beer bottles can be seen in the window at the left.
Photo courtesy of Mark French / The Surveyor

Old City Restaurant building added to City Star Brewing

Tales of the Little Thompson By Mark French The Surveyor Another chapter is being added to the book about Jake Zoller’s shoe shop. The small frame building at 315 Mountain… Read more »

In 1907, the Berthoud Chamber of Commerce "boosted" Berthoud by providing envelopes to local businesses that had a message promoting Berthoud. Dr. S.B. McFarland who had an office in the Kee & Lyon building on Massachusetts Avenue mailed this letter to friends in Fairplay, Colo., on Oct. 31, 1907.

Chamber of Commerce ‘boosted’ Berthoud in 1907

Tales of the Little Thompson By Mark French The Surveyor In September 1907, local residents organized a chamber of commerce to “boost” the Berthoud community. One of the first efforts… Read more »

Davis’ newest tractor, a Rumely “6,” was purchased in 1935. The tractor was manufactured by the Allis Chalmers Company that succumbed to bankruptcy and was dismantled in 1985.

Sid Davis took pride in Titan and Rumely tractors

Tales of the Little Thompson By Mark French The Surveyor Men love their tractors. Berthoud’s Sid Davis was no exception. In the 1920s and ‘30s, Davis spent his springs and… Read more »