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Berthoud's Wyatt Stratmeyer plays defense during the Spartans' loss to Thompson Valley. 
Angie Purdy / The Surveyor

Reeling Spartans drop third straight

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Even though they appear as such, it is something of a fool’s errand to view a game, irrespective of the sport, as a singular event… Read more »


Kenneth Ray Schreibvogel: May 14, 1958 – Dec. 19, 2015

Kenneth Ray Schreibvogel, 57, of Berthoud, Colo., passed away Dec. 19, 2015, at his home surrounded by his friends and family, after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was… Read more »


Dorothy E. Rogers: Nov. 5, 1934 – Dec. 13, 2015

Dorothy E. Rogers, 81, passed away Dec. 13, 2015, at her home in Johnstown, surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Nov. 5, 1934 in Weldona, Colo.,… Read more »

Eighth-grade athlete Ashlynn Balliet explored how wind affects the path of a ball in her TMS Science
Fair project.
Bob McDonnell / The Surveyor

Tuner Science Fair spotlights eighth-graders

By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor On Dec. 10 the Turner Middle School gym hosted 143 science fair exhibits instead of a sporting event. This year’s fair featured only eighth-graders according… Read more »

The choir at Berthoud United Methodist Church practices the Christmas Cantata. 
May Soricelli / The Surveyor

First United Methodist presents “The Winter Rose”

By May Soricelli The Surveyor Harmonious chords rang through Berthoud’s First United Methodist Church sanctuary on Dec. 9, as choir members rehearsed their annual Christmas cantata performance. The church’s cantata… Read more »

Berthoud students go through a scenario during a recent fire science class at Berthoud Fire Protection
District building in Berthoud. Many high school students participate in the class offered in conjunction with Aims Community College.
May Soricelli / The Surveyor

Berthoud’s next generation of firefighters

By May Soricelli The Surveyor Thompson School District has collaborated with Aims Community College in order to offer a fire science class to Berthoud and Loveland High School students. For… Read more »

Berthoud's Colin Leypoldt wrestles during the Pueblo East Invitational in Pueblo Dec. 12. 
Karen Fate / The Surveyor

Berthoud wrestlers take second at Pueblo East Invite

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor The Pueblo East Invitational saw a pair of Berthoud High wrestlers take home individual titles on Dec. 12 while another seven ended up on the… Read more »

Lady Spartans take two of three in Spartan Classic

Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Seven games into the season, the Berthoud High School (BHS) girls basketball team is pleased where it is – with a 6-1 overall record and an… Read more »