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Postal Service to mark 10th anniversary of Rural Reach

The Postal Service will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Rural Reach program on Thursday, Jan. 24. Rural Reach is a lead generation program for rural letter carriers to submit leads based on conversations they have with business customers. “The…


Rural Carrier delivers mail in a Mystery van

  MOSES LAKE — You might have seen it out and about. Bright blue and green, with orange letters all around that say “The Mystery Machine,” rambling down country roads, an arm sticking out occasionally, shoving mail into rural mailboxes….



Rural carrier, age 80, to hang up mailbag

Frances Higgs, a rural carrier who has delivered mail for the Superior, MT, Post Office for almost 40 years, will soon retire — at age 80. Before joining USPS in 1978, Higgs worked in a pharmacy in Colorado and later…





Family, friends grieve USPS worker killed on mail route Saturday

JEFFERSON COUNTY, IN (WAVE) – Family and friends are mourning a postal worker who died when her car went off the road Saturday night. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department identified her as 31-year-old Teelah Kappeler of Hanover, Indiana. Her car was found overturned in…




Union, MO RCA Hurt in Crash

A Union woman and postal service employee was hurt when the mail truck she was driving slid off the roadway and struck a utility pole Monday, Jan. 15. According to a Missouri State Highway patrol preliminary report Susan Luedde, 50,…