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Hart due back pay for insurance snafu

By Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor The Berthoud Board of Trustees discussed the structure of the entire benefits package offered to the Town Administrator Mike Hart at its Tuesday meeting. Following… Read more »

BREAKING NEWS: Heron Pointe opposition petition deemed insufficient

Opposition to circulate new petitions in order to rectify deficient signatures By John Gardner The Surveyor A petition seeking to repeal the approved annexation and proposed Heron Pointe development has… Read more »

Pictured is Berthoud resident Julia Magee’s family. Pictured in the front row, third from the right, is Magee’s mother, Emilie Young, between Magee’s grandmother,
Julia Young, and her great-grandfather, Walter Young. Directly behind Emilie is Magee’s grandfather, Clyde Young. Front row, third from the left is
Magee’s great-grandmother, Anna (Oliver) Young, according to Magee. She’s spent years tracing her family’s origins as they made their way across the
country, preserving the family history for generations to come.
Photo courtesy of Julia Magee / The Surveyor

Tracing a family’s history

By Robin Ferruggia The Surveyor As a child, Julia Magee travelled along with her parents to almost every state west of Missouri, but one day, when she was 9 years… Read more »

Colin Leypoldt speaks with his coaches during a match at the state wrestling tournament in Denver on Feb. 20.

Colin Leypoldt is far too strong to let Fahr’s keep him from his dream

By John Gardner The Surveyor Berthoud freshmen wrestler Colin Leypoldt was 9 years old when he attended a high school state wrestling tournament in Nebraska with his family to watch… Read more »


Surveyor wins top awards at annual convention

By Surveyor Staff The Berthoud Weekly Surveyor’s staff, writers and contributors were recognized at the 137th Colorado Press Association Awards convention, Feb. 21, for its work in 2014 by receiving… Read more »

Fahr Too Strong Foundation fundraiser Saturday

Local family raising money to spread awareness of rare disease By John Gardner The Surveyor When Nick and Suzanne Leypoldt were told that their then 11-year-old son, Colin Leypolt, had… Read more »

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Wilson Ranch wells approved

By Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor The Berthoud Board of Trustees held a regular business meeting Tuesday evening and approved a “conditional use by special review” request by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation… Read more »