Articles by Rural Info

Rural Carrier Hero: Terry Dion, Calverton, NY

An older Postal Service customer in Calverton, NY, recently got life-saving help from an attentive rural carrier. Terry Dion was delivering mail to the man, John Stippell, when she noticed that he seemed unwell. Dion called 911 and stayed with…



Rural Carrier Hero: Mary Conway, Albia, IA

In Albia, IA, Rural Carrier Mary Conway heard a woman screaming for help as she stood next to a man slumped over the steering wheel of a riding lawn mower. Conway rushed over and found that the man wasn’t breathing…


Rural Carrier Hero: Beverly Yowell, Hollywood, MD

In Hollywood, MD, Rural Carrier Beverly Yowell had a package for an older woman, whom she found bleeding after a tumble down steps at home. Yowell called 911, stayed with the customer until paramedics arrived, and later checked on her…



Valparaiso, IN Rural Carrier Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash

A 65 year old Valparaiso man was killed as the result of a two-vehicle crash this afternoon at U.S. 30 and County Road 575 East in Porter County’s Washington Township.  The Porter County Sheriff’s Office reports officers responded to the…






Good news – our mobile app is live again

Good news.  The ruralinfo.net redesigned mobile app is now back up.  A couple of things to know: IMPORTANT – Before installing, please   delete the old Ruralinfo app from your device. Some new features have been added.  I hope you like…



Rural Carrier Hero: Christopher Cotter, Gridley, CA

In Gridley, CA, Rural Carrier Associate Christopher Cotter saw an older man with a broken arm take a spill outside his home.Cotter helped the customer get to his feet and into a chair.Both the man and his wife — who…




Rural Carrier Pay Increase coming November 25th, 2017

A. Basic Annual Salary The basic annual salary schedule (Tables One and Two) in effect on May 20, 2015, with proportional application to hourly rate employees, for those employees covered under the terms and conditions of this Agreement, shall be…


In memoriam – Humphrey NE RCA Ron Fulsaas (Red)

Humphrey, NE. 68642, 68641, 68643, 68629 (cluster) lost one of our RCA’s night before last to a heart attack after being in the hospital for a week with some sort of bad internal infection. His name was Ron Fulsaas we…