Monday Begins Busiest Week For USPSAccording to the United States Postal Service, Monday begins the busiest week of the holiday mailing and shipping season.
Pipe Bomb Scare Raises New Questions About Mail SafetyThe wave of pipe bombs addressed to prominent Democrats has raised fresh questions about the ability of the U.S. Postal Service and private delivery companies to intercept explosives and other dangerous items.
Rudolph, Wis. Post Office Preparing For Flurry Of Holiday PackagesUp to 20,000 people are expected to mail cards and presents from the small village of Rudolph Saturday. That's right, Rudolph -- just like the reindeer.
Sheriff: Several Reports Of Stolen Mail In Stearns Co.Several homes in Stearns County reported mail missing from their mailboxes Tuesday morning. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, deputies received several calls from people in Avon Township, Brockway Township and Holdingford who reported mail missing from their boxes Tuesday.
Man Charged With Mailing Threatening Letters A 45-year-old man was indicted for allegedly mailing threatening letters to courthouse officials Thursday. Johnnie Earl Long, of Braham, was charged with six counts of mailing threatening communications and one count of false information and hoaxes.
Police Investigate Hoax Letter From Prior Lake H.S.School officials, police officers and the postal service in Prior Lake are investigating after people reported getting an offensive hoax letter. The letter looked official, using Prior Lake High School's letterhead and return address, but what the letter said was far from it.
Twin Cities Takes Part In 'Stamp Out Hunger Day'Saturday, May 10 is Stamp Out Hunger Day, the largest single-day food drive in the country. While letter carriers delivered mail Saturday, they also collected bags of food left by people on their regular routes. More than 2,000 mail carriers in the Twin Cities took part.
Twin Cities Postal Workers Protest Outside Office Supply RetailerUnion postal workers are protesting outside Staples in the Twin Cities because of an agreement reached between the U.S Postal Service and Staples, which would put outlets in the stores. Jerry Sirois, president of the local union, says they have a number of concerns about protecting the sanctity of the mail.
Decades Later, Letters To Grandma Returned To WriterIn this digital age of e-mails and text messages, it's rare to keep in touch with someone through an old-fashioned letter. But it wasn't so long ago that this was one of the main ways to stay connected. Jolie Raimondo was reminded of that when she stumbled upon an old box full of letters.
Good Question: What Are The Weather Rules When It Comes To Delivering Mail?The inscription on New York City’s U.S. Postal Service headquarters reads: “Neither snow nor rain nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”
Pine County Gov't Center Evacuated Due To Suspicious MailSix envelopes containing an unknown white powdery substance prompted the evacuation of the Pine County Government Center Tuesday afternoon, according to the Pine County Sheriff's Office.
Charges: Fmr. Postal Carrier Stole Cash, Gift Cards From MailA 27-year-old Hinckley woman has been charged with allegedly stealing cash and gift cards from the U.S. mail while working as a postal carrier, the United States Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Mailing Services Available Until Midnight On April 15 At MSPTo help out last-minute tax filers, the Post Office at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will offer retail and collection services until midnight on April 15.
Rally Held To 'Protect' Saturday Mail Delivery In Mpls.A rally was held Sunday afternoon for concerned citizens pushing to keep mail delivery on Saturdays.
Postal Service To Cut Saturday Mail To Trim CostsThe U.S. Postal Service will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to deliver packages six days a week under a plan aimed at saving about $2 billion annually, the financially struggling agency says.