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Master Gardeners’ Hortline

The Delaware County Master Gardeners are available to answer questions about gardening Monday nights through August. Call the Extension office at 927-4201 or stop by between 6:30 to 8 pm. This is a free service!

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Country Cruisers Car Cruise Route Announced

The Country Cruisers Car Cruise is planned for Saturday, August 13th, and this year’s cruise route has been announced. The cruise route will head throughout Delaware County once again this year. Car club member Dennis Wiedemann has the rundown. The cruise will end at the Bacon-n-Hops Festival in Manchester. You can find the exact route

Mouthguard Clinic

The Delaware County Dental Society is holding its annual Mouthguard Clinic on Tuesday, August 2nd at the West Delaware Middle School from 5:00-6:30 pm. The cost is $15 per mouthguard. All student athletes from West Delaware, Maquoketa Valley, Ed-Co, Starmont and East Buchanan are invited to attend this clinic. This includes all Football, Volleyball, Wrestling,

Share the Harvest Moved to Tuesdays

Share the Harvest is open for the seasons every Tuesday night. Share the Harvest is a seasonal food pantry that distributes fruit and vegetables free of charge to those who have difficulty getting fresh, healthy food because of disability, age or income. Donations of fresh produce will be accepted from 4 to 5:30 pm at


Delaware FSA Reminder: File Crop Acreage Report

The Delaware County Farm Service Agency reminds all producers of the requirement to file a 2016 Crop Acreage report. In order to maintain eligibility in all Farm Service Agency programs, an accurate report of all cropland acres, including hay, pasture and other non-insured crops is required to be filed and signed in our office by

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Manchester Fire Dept. Offers Exploring Program to Young People

The Manchester Fire Department has partnered with the Exploring Program to give high school students hands-on opportunities to learn about a career in firefighting and emergency services. The Manchester Fire Department Firefighting and Emergency Services Exploring Program is designed to give students the information and hands-on experiences associated with a career in firefighting and emergency