Letter Carriers from across
were joined by local residents at a
rally Monday, Oct.6 to save the Minnesota mail-processing facility. Duluth
The U.S. Postal Service has already consolidated 141 mail-processing facilities nationwide and another 82, including the one in
, are on the chopping block. Duluth
Letter Carriers said the result will be slower service.
As processing centers in Greater Minnesota cities like
, Duluth , Bemidji and St. Cloud are closed, the mail has to be
trucked to the Twin Cities for sorting and then trucked back, possibly doubling
or tripling delivery times, they said. Mankato
unions of the National Association of
Letter Carriers held their statewide convention in Minnesota Monday and Tuesday. The rally was
held as part of their convention. Duluth
> The article above is a slightly modified version of the article by Monica Bielski Boris on the WorkdayMinnesota website.