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Berthoud's Elijah Grewel, center, begins his state championship run at the Norris-Penrose Center in Colorado Springs on Oct. 31. Grewel finished in 59th place. 
Photo courtesy of Kristi Leonard

Grewal places 59th at state cross country meet

By Kristi Leonard The Surveyor Senior Elijah Grewal was Berthoud’s sole qualifier to the Colorado cross country state meet held in Colorado Springs this past weekend. Grewal may have been… Read more »

Berthoud defensive end Steele Castles tackles Northridge running back Manny Araujo during the Oct. 30 contest at Northridge High School in Greeley. 
Karen Fate / The Surveyor

Strong second half propels Berthoud past Northridge

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Limiting mistakes, especially avoidable mistakes, is perhaps the ultimate key to success in sports. Making too many mistakes can quickly negate any advantage a team… Read more »

Berthoud libero Haley Hummel leads the state in class 4A in digs with 650 and is one of the reasons for the teams strong performance in recent weeks. 
Paula Megenhardt / The Surveyor

Lady Spartans win at Golden, host regionals Saturday

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor It came as no surprise to Berthoud High School head volleyball coach Daisha Agho that her team secured a top-12 place in Class 4A and… Read more »


James Jackson Sanford: July 5, 1955 – Oct. 11, 2015

James Jackson Sanford passed away peacefully on Oct. 11, 2015, at the Berthoud Living Center. He was born July 5, 1955, in Birmingham, Ala. When he was 10 his family… Read more »


Elizabeth “Betty” McMichael: Feb. 15, 1921 ~ Oct. 26, 2015

Elizabeth “Betty” McMichael, 94, of Longmont, Colo., passed away Oct. 26, 2015, at The Bridge Assisted Living. Betty was born Feb. 15, 1921, in Stoughton, Wis., to Selmer C. and… Read more »


Marilyn Jean Krieger: July 11, 1935 – Oct. 31, 2015

Marilyn Jean Krieger passed away Oct. 31, 2015, at the age of 80. She was born on July 11, 1935, in Brighton, Colo., to Lloyd DeVere Hale and Nellie Isabell… Read more »

Barbara Faye Formby: Aug. 18, 1942 – Oct. 31, 2015

Barbara Faye Formby, 73, went to her heavenly home on Oct. 31, 2015, after her heart suddenly stopped two days earlier. Her devotion to her family and firm belief in… Read more »