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The Chalet Dancers entertain Oktoberfesters with a traditional dance during the
fifth annual Berthoud Oktoberfest in Fickel Park.
Surveyor file photo

Raise a glass (or a wurst) to the sixth annual Berthoud Oktoberfest

By Katie Harris The Surveyor Don your dirndl or lederhosen for Berthoud’s sixth annual Oktoberfest at Fickel Park on Sat., Oct. 1. The festival begins at 11 a.m. with the… Read more »


Ivy Stockwell’s Carnival and Car Show: An event for the whole community

By Katie Harris The Surveyor Ivy Stockwell Elementary School’s sixth annual Carnival and Car Show will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the… Read more »

The historic “Culp” house, located at 733 Fifth Street in Berthoud, was built in the 1890s but was recently purchased
by Heidi and Bryan Short. The Shorts applied for and received a historical designation for the property through the
Berthoud Historical Preservation Advisory Committee.

Culp house is historic

By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor Berthoud resident Heidi Short is a fan of history. Along with her husband, Bryan, she is helping preserve some of Berthoud’s history. Short’s interest in… Read more »

Cops: Lock your car doors

Vehicle trespasses in Berthoud Special to the Surveyor Between 10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, and 6 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, eight vehicle trespasses occurred in the Mary’s Farm… Read more »

Berthoud man killed in hit-and-run incident near Carter Lake, Tuesday

By Surveyor Staff Authorities are looking for a vehicle in connection with the death of a 43-year-old Berthoud man that occurred near Carter Lake Tuesday evening. According to authorities, Jason… Read more »

The winning team in the TMS volleyball tournament were Jeremy Weiss, Kaylin Waller, Maddie Dodd and Allison Waller.
Photos by Bob McDonnell / The Surveyor

Turner students volley for a cause

By Bob McDonnell The Surveyor Turner Middle School (TMS) athletic director, Steve Frye, called the outdoor volleyball tournament on Sept. 9 the Farewell to Summer Tournament. Cool weather and a… Read more »

A blue spruce on the Berthoud High School campus that recently died was sculpted
into this piece, including a Spartans shield and sword, by Loveland artist Faye Braaten.
The sculpture stands on the west side of the building and is a monument to Spartans
past, present and future.
Surveyor photo

Spartan Tree stands proud at BHS, in honor of Spartans past, present, and future

By Katie Harris The Surveyor Thirty-five years ago an ecology teacher assigned his students a unique project. A brand new high school was being built on Spartan Avenue; with a… Read more »

Enjoy a pancake or two on Flap Jack Day at City Star

By Aaron Reynolds The Surveyor Berthoud may look like your average small-town community, yet when you scratch the surface it has its own unique history. For example, consider Flap Jack… Read more »

Dan Maas

TSD COO Dan Maas killed in auto accident

By Surveyor staff Thompson School District Chief Operations Officer, Dr. Dan Maas, was tragically killed in a car accident in Denver, Friday. He was 47 years old. “This is a… Read more »

Berthoud firefighter Max Peacock, left, and engineer Travis Cole pose for a photo on Susan Chapman's front porch, which the two, along with Lt. Dan Forbis, replaced after Chapman was taken to the hospital to receive treatment for a medical condition on Tuesday, Aug. 23. 
All photos courtesy of Dan Forbis / The Surveyor

Happiness is a new porch

Berthoud firefighters go above and beyond to help a local woman with home renovation By John Gardner The Surveyor Susan Chapman went to the hospital via ambulance about 11 a.m…. Read more »