MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A mobile post office is coming this week to south Minneapolis, where post offices were damaged in the riots after George Floyd’s death.
The U.S. Postal Service says the mobile office will be set up in the Kmart parking lot on West Lake Street. It’ll be open Thursday and Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.READ MORE: 5 St. Cloud Bank Employees Unharmed After Hourslong Hostage Ordeal; Ray Reco McNeary In Custody
Customers will be able to purchase postage, send packages or buy money orders. However, they won’t be able to pick up packages.How Much Is A Mother's Work Worth?
The mobile office is located about a block away from the Lake Street post office, which was burned during the riots. Services for this office (ZIP codes 55408 and 55409) have been moved to the Loring Station in downtown Minneapolis.
Similarly, services for the destroyed Minnehaha Station (ZIP code 55406) have been moved to the Minneapolis Main Post Office, which is also located downtown.MORE NEWS: COVID Restrictions: Walz To End Capacity Restrictions By May 28, Mask Mandate By July 1
The postal service says it’s working on plans to provide customers in the affected areas with their own facilities.