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Dwayne Michael Purman: Aug. 20, 1966 – Nov. 12, 2016

Dwayne Michael Purman, 50, of Berthoud, passed away on Nov. 12, 2016, from natural causes. He was born on Aug. 20, 1966, and was raised in Loveland, Colo., where he… Read more »


Ross Louis Peters Jr.

Born in 1945 in Hayes Center, Neb., was born, the youngest of three children, to Sarah Francis Peters and Ross Louis Peters Sr. He served in the Army reserves and… Read more »

A look at Larimer County’s proposed budget

Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor Larimer County Commissioner Tom Donnelly hosted a citizen information meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Guest speaker for the meeting was Budget Director Josh Fudge. Fudge began… Read more »

Local business to buy breakfast for vets, active service members

By Katie Harris The Surveyor Rex Suits, owner of Gopher Excavation in Berthoud, said taking care of the veterans and active- duty members who serve our country has always been… Read more »

Local woman takes pies to the face for a good cause

By Katie Harris The Surveyor McDonald’s restaurants have supported the families of sick children for over 40 years with their annual Ronald McDonald House fundraisers aimed to collect donations to… Read more »

Berthoud Spartans celebrate their victory at the 4A Region 8 championships at Mountain View High School in Loveland on Nov. 4. The Spartans capped a great season with the regional championship and now head into the state tournament as the No. 8 seed. The Spartans face No. 1 seed Lewis-Palmer Friday. 
Paula Megenhardt / The Surveyor

Three times the champs

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor More than any other sport, volleyball is a game of momentum. That fact could not have been more clearly displayed than it was at the… Read more »

Stan Edmisten holds an American flag while posing for a photo at his Berthoud home. Edmisten recently particiapted in an Honor Flight trip to Washington D.C. to visit the World War II memorial.  
Bob McDonnell / The Surveyor

Local veteran takes part in Honor Flight

By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor It took more than 90 years for Army veteran and Berthoud resident Stan Edmisten to see our nation’s capital. Edmisten made his trek back east… Read more »

Spartans conclude disappointing season

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor It would be accurate to say the 2016 season did not go the way the Berthoud High School (BHS) football team would have wanted. However,… Read more »


Joshua J. Francis: Nov. 27, 2000 – Nov. 3, 2016

Joshua J. Francis passed away by taking his own life at Berthoud High School on Nov. 3, 2016. Joshua is survived by his loving parents, JJ Francis, Robin Francis and… Read more »


BREAKING NEWS: Investigators seek information in attempted abduction in Berthoud

By Surveyor Staff The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding an alleged attempted abduction in Berthoud on Nov. 4. Larimer County Sheriff’s deputies reportedly responded to the area… Read more »