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A message posted on the front door of Simply Shabulous last week informs patrons that the store has closed permanently. 
May Soricelli / The Surveyor

Simply Shabulous bids farewell to community

By May Soricelli The Surveyor In May of 2012, Chris Gischel eagerly opened up Simply Shabulous on Mountain Avenue. Although she had the intention of setting up shop there forever,… Read more »

Adjusting to new life can be challenging

By Robin Ferruggia The Surveyor While many people are aware of the current conflict between Ukraine and Russia, there’s another crisis unfolding there that few know about. It’s a struggle… Read more »

Samantha Stoesz receives a kiss from her biological mother, Lyudmilla Seleznova, while visiting Ukraine in April.

A trip to understand, and to forgive

Ukrainian adoptees travel to home country to visit biological families By John Gardner The Surveyor Samantha Stoesz didn’t know what to expect when she traveled to Ukraine in April to… Read more »

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City Star wins the Colorado Brewery Cup

By Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer The Surveyor Two family-owned Colorado breweries, Dad and Dude’s Breweria in Aurora and City Star Brewing from right here in Berthoud, fought it out in the final… 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 »

Community calendar: July 10 – 16, 2014

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Obituary – Joeseph L. Brophy

Joseph Lawrence Brophy July 6, 1951 – June 6, 2014 Joseph Lawrence Brophy was born in Wray, Colo., on July 6, 1951, to Bryce Brophy and Bemice Devlin Brophy. He… Read more »