Duane Freeman has dedicated the past nine years of his life to compiling a history of the sheriffs of Delta County. His extensive research also unearthed related stories that were so compelling he has woven them into a newly published book titled "Sheriffs of Delta County, Colorado, And Related Stories."
Founded in 1976, by Millard and Linda Fuller, Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is a non-profit, non-governmental, charitable, faith-based and non-denominational Christian organization whose mission is to "help provide all of God's children with affordable housing."
Nearly two decades ago Habitat for Humanity came to Delta County.
In the fall of 1946 a tall, handsome young man and a tall, pretty young woman sat in the same freshman English class at Colorado A & M College (now Colorado State University) in Fort Collins. They were Norman Kehmeier, 20, from Eckert and Dorothy Blankenagel, 17, from Deming, N.M.