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Packaging relationships: UPS driver Frank Slag drops off last packages after 35 years on road

February 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

A few years ago, retiring United Parcel Service driver Frank Slag said he would see nine or 10 vehicles along Highway 22 from Killdeer to his home in Dickinson in the evening after his shift.
Today, Slag said it is routine now to pass “hundreds an…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Packaging relationships: UPS driver Jerome Slag drops off last packages after 35 years on road

February 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

A few years ago, retiring United Parcel Service driver Frank Slag said he would see nine or 10 vehicles along Highway 22 from Killdeer to his home in Dickinson in the evening after his shift.
Today, Slag said it is routine now to pass “hundreds an…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Packaging relationships: UPS driver Jerome Slag drops off last packages after 35 years on road

February 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

A few years ago, retiring United Parcel Service driver Frank Slag said he would see nine or 10 vehicles along Highway 22 from Killdeer to his home in Dickinson in the evening after his shift.
Today, Slag said it is routine now to pass “hundreds an…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

OUR VIEW: Thune should engage more in fight over Saturday mail

April 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The Daily Republic delivers approximately a third of its daily print editions via the mail. We need Saturday mail service as much as any business, and probably more than most. Continue Reading

Keep Saturday postal delivery

February 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

One of the most confounding pieces of news recently was not the Olympic medalist charged with murder, the giant meteor crashing in Russia or the “Port-a-Potty on water,” as a disabled Carnival cruise ship was described by one sorry vacationer. It was that some people are cheering a plan to end Saturday mail delivery. Continue Reading

Expect more Monday mail under new plan

February 11, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

A plan to end Saturday delivery of mail will mean bigger deliveries on Mondays, according to letter carriers and U.S. Postal Service officials. Continue Reading

Brookings mailman arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

February 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Police did not release the name of the 33-year-old postal carrier.
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Postal Service to cut Saturday mail

February 6, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WASHINGTON (AP) 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.
The service expects the Saturday mail cutback to begin the week of Aug. 5 and to save about $2 billion annually, said Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe. Continue Reading

Postal Service to cut Saturday mail, keep package delivery

February 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The service expects the Saturday mail cutback to begin the week of Aug. 5 and to save about $2 billion annually, said Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe.
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