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Minnesota company’s drone beer delivery is a no-no, FAA says

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Minnesota beer maker wants drones to help anglers remotely replenish their stocks of beer, but the government is saying no.

For now.

The Federal Aviation Administration informed Lakemaid Beer that it currently prohibits small businesses from …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A basement full of oil: Fuel-oil delivered to wrong home with disastrous consequences

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

NORTHWOOD — On Monday afternoon, with winter looming, 191 gallons of fuel oil were delivered to 307 Adam St. S. in Northwood.
A problem was that the oil was supposed to be delivered to 308 Adam St. S. A bigger problem was that the home at 307 Adam…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A basement full of oil: Fuel-oil delivered to wrong home with disastrous consequences

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

NORTHWOOD — On Monday afternoon, with winter looming, 191 gallons of fuel oil were delivered to 307 Adam St. S. in Northwood.
A problem was that the oil was supposed to be delivered to 308 Adam St. S. A bigger problem was that the home at 307 Adam…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

No more mail at your door? USPS eyes delivery changes

July 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON Americans for generations have come to depend on door-to-door mail delivery. It’s about as American as apple pie. Continue Reading

Saturday slashed: Postal service to cut weekend delivery of 1st-class mail to trim costs

February 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week, an apparent end-run around an unaccommodating Congress. Continue Reading

Is your mail coming late? Two new employees take Dickinson routes, may help to ease delay

July 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson residents have noticed their mail has been coming later in the day, but with two new postal carriers taking on their own routes Saturday, some of the delay may be relieved. Continue Reading

Marijuana delivered to Trinity High School

May 30, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A Dickinson Catholic Schools employee opened a package containing more than a pound of marijuana Tuesday that was delivered to Trinity High School, according to the Dickinson Police Department. Continue Reading

U.S. Postal Service makes cuts to first-class mail delivey first-class mail delivey

December 5, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service said today it is seeking to move quickly to close 252 mail processing centers and slow first-class delivery next spring, citing steadily declining mail volume. Continue Reading

Man pleads to drug sale charge for pot delivered to his house

December 30, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Juan Lomas Jr., 28, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to a third-degree drug sale charge for accepting the delivery on Aug. 23 of more than 11 pounds of marijuana to his home.
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Maine postcard delivered to former college student 64 years after it was mailed

October 20, 2010 in West Central Tribune

FARMINGTON, Maine – A former student at the Farmington State Teacher’s College in Maine now has a postcard that was sent to her in the fall of 1946. The postcard, a thank you note, was sent to Ruth Webber at Purington Hall by “Gert and Charlie.” It was mailed from Winthrop. Continue Reading