STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Postal Service out to ‘restore faith’ of Oil Patch
WILLISTON, N.D. The U.S. Postal Service has carriers working into the night -- delivering mail at 8 p.m. or later -- as it has struggled to keep up with North Dakotas oil boom, but an official visi... Posted on 1/10/13 at 12:56 AM
THE NEW FORTY God bless my mail carriers. ;-)
My mail carriers in West Fargo are nice folks...they are patient folks. I say this because I shop online a lot and they are regularly traipsing up to the front door with boxes in all kinds of weather.... Posted on 11/14/12 at 9:36 PM
Also, council committee divided by resolution supporting USPS facility The Grand Forks City Council does not yet know how much UND will contribute to a new turf system at the Alerus Center but will be asked to vote to go ahead with the project next week.
With the U.S. Postal Service on the edge of bankruptcy, Postmaster General Patrick Donahue — backed by the Government Accountability Office — is proposing drastic across-the-board cuts to stabilize the agency.
The U.S. Postal Service has agreed to delay the proposed closing of 252 mail processing centers -- including ones in Grand Forks, Devils Lake and Bemidji -- and 3,700 local post offices until at least mid-May.
The U.S. Postal Service's plan to close 252 mail processing facilities -- including the facility in Grand Forks -- and cut 28,000 jobs by the end of next year may help the agency curb its mounting financial problems, but it faces big practical obstacles.
VIDEO: Bottom of article The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service said today it is seeking to move quickly to close 252 mail processing centers, including in Grand Forks, and allow first-class delivery next spring, citing steadily declining mail volume.
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