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Rural Carrier Heroes: Thomas Niehaus and Robert Vossen, Richmond, MN

A recent workday in Richmond, MN, got off to an alarming start when two rural carriers arrived at the Post Office at 6:30 a.m. and found a co-worker collapsed on ...

NRLCA: Postal Reform Legislation Passes Favorably Out of the House Oversight Committee

On March 16, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee passed a substitute amendment on H.R. 756, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, favorably out of committee. The bill ...

Rural Carrier Hero: Aimee Schultz, LeClaire, IA 

LeClaire, IA, Rural Carrier Associate Aimee Schultz recently helped a customer out of an unusual bind: The woman had locked herself out of her house while she was outside on ...

EMA rate to rise 1.5 cents – Effective April 1, 2017 (Pay Period 08-2017)

On March 16, 2017, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the February 2017 Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) which established the Private Transportation Index at 193.388, an increase ...

Rural Carrier Hero: Stacey Scott, Bowman, ND

A controlled burn on a prairie near Bowman, ND, recently got out of control, threatening a postal customer’s home. Rural Carrier Stacey Scott encountered the encroaching blaze as she was ...

NC Rural Carrier Wins $1 Million On Scratch-Off Ticket

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Irene Tillman of Goldston has been the mail-woman for Route 24 in Chatham County for over 10 years. So when the number "24" turned out to be ...

Delaware crash seriously injures rural mail carrier

A van pulled into the path of a mail truck in Harbeson, injuring a mail carrier who was airlifted to a hospital in serious condition, according to Delaware State Police. ...

Rural Carrier Hero: Kathy Bullard, Amherst, TX

Rural Carrier Kathy Bullard was delivering mail recently in Amherst, TX, when she encountered a customer who was alone and disoriented. Not wanting to leave the man by himself, Bullard ...

Rural Carrier Hero: Luke Geist, Holton, KS

Rural Carrier Associate Luke Geist recently noticed that a co-worker at the Holton, KS, Post Office didn’t look well. When the man leaned on a cart to steady himself, Geist ...

Coldspring post office officially renamed for slain rural mail carrier

The Coldspring rural mail carrier who was murdered in May 2013 while delivering mail now has a post office named in her memory. On Friday morning, March 3, around 250 ...
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