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Max N. Schaal: Jan. 26, 1925 – May 27, 2015

Max N. Schaal was born Jan 26, 1925, to Newton and Etta Schaal, on a ranch near Limon Colo. Max grew up at the site of the United States Air… Read more »

Veterans and residents salute the Thompson Valley High School Color Guard as they present the American and Colorado flags during the Memorial Day ceremony
at Greenlawn Cemetery in Berthoud on Monday, May 25. More than 100 people attended the annual event hosted by the American Legion Justin Bauer
Memorial Post 67 and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Photo by Becky Justice-Hemmann / The Surveyor

Remembering the fallen

Ayden Wolf, 9, right, and his sister, Sydney Wolf, 7, both students at Ivy Stockwell Elementary, hold signs in support of Thompson School District Teachers Friday Afternoon at Fickel Park in Berthoud. 
A group of local parents and grandparents gathered at Fickel Park on Friday afternoon to gather signatures on a letter of support for Thompson School District teachers.
"We love our teachers and so we're just supporting them," said Ayden and Sydney's mother, Jamie Wolf. "We want the best for them like they want the best for our kids."

John Gardner / The Surveyor

Locals gather at Fickel Park to support teachers


13th Annual Bob Turner Classic

Special to the Surveyor The Turner Middle School Dragons were loose in Berthoud at the 13th Annual Bob Turner Classic 5k on Saturday, May 2, and the race had its… Read more »

Thompson FFA Chapter Hired Hand Auction

By Surveyor Staff Students in the Thompson School District’s new agricultural program are hoping for a high bidder at the Hired Hand Auction on May 15. Groups of two to… Read more »

Surveyor contributing reporter and the Mayor of HeidiTown, Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer enjoys a refreshing beverage at a past Winter Park Beer Festival. The Mayor is hosting her first festival, HeidiTown Fest in Ouray over Memorial Day weekend. 
Photo courtesy of Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer / The Surveyor

Celebrating Colorado, and girls named Heidi

Local travel writer hosts her own festival in Ouray By John Gardner The Surveyor If anyone knows about a great small-town festival in Colorado, it’s Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer, or as avid… Read more »

A screenshot of the video shows Larimer County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Hobson talking to Lilly, 9, Ollie, 6, and Claire Noltimier on April 5. The video, recorded by Mitch Noltimier has had more than 152,000 views. 
Courtesy of Lindsay Noltimier / The Surveyor

Video of Berthoud deputy pulling over 9-year-old in play car goes viral

By John Gardner The Surveyor An extremely slow-speed chase ended without incident on April 5 in the Serenity Ridge neighborhood of Berthoud as a deputy attempted to stop two little… Read more »