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The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
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January 13, 2012
LETTER: South Dakota depends on its postal service
To the Editor: Just like we depend on good roads in South Dakota, we also need a strong Postal Service that delivers mail in a timely manner in our state. Good mail service is vital to our state's economic infrastructure. Yet, if the reductions in service and consolidations of operations...
January 13, 2012 - 3:28pm
January 3, 2012
SD petition campaign seeks continued mail service
HURON (AP) -- The South Dakota Newspaper Association has started a petition campaign seeking the continuation of timely, six-day mail delivery in the state. The media reports that the Newspaper Association started the campaign to show the U.S.
January 3, 2012 - 7:31am
December 28, 2011
Postal Service plan to close Huron facility criticized
HURON -- Postal Service officials heard negative public reaction after they gave details of the proposal to close the Dakota Central Processing...
December 28, 2011 - 12:41am
December 27, 2011
Mail processing center closure to be discussed tonight at Huron meeting
HURON -- Postal Service officials will explain their proposal to close the Dakota Central Processing and Distribution Center at a public meeting tonight in Huron. The proposal to be discussed at the meeting -- which will begin at 7 p.m.
December 27, 2011 - 6:54am
December 25, 2011
Yankton's downtown post office closing in January
YANKTON (AP) -- Yankton's downtown post office is closing in January. The media reports that the location's operations will move to the Fox Run Annex on West 25th Street. Yankton postmaster Michael Hampton sent a letter to post office box customers this past week informing them...
December 25, 2011 - 8:04am
December 14, 2011
SD officials not buoyed by postal closings delay
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Many officials in western South Dakota aren't optimistic that the U.S. Postal Service will change a plan to close many small post offices and the mail processing center in Rapid City. The Postal Service has agreed to delay the closing of 252 processing centers...
December 14, 2011 - 1:03pm
OUR VIEW: Slow down, wait for all ideas on USPS woes
U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson and Rep. Kristi Noem were among those calling on the United States Postal Service to hold off on its plans to close a number...
December 14, 2011 - 7:20am
Postal Service puts hold on processing centers closures
The U.S. Postal Service will not close any post office or mail processing facility until May 15, at the earliest. This announcement came less than 24 hours after more than 20 senators, including Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., requested the Postal Service delay any action on its proposed...
December 14, 2011 - 6:36am
December 13, 2011
Senators announce U.S. Postal Service agreement to delay closures
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Fifteen Senators from around the country today announced that, at their request, the U.S. Postal Service has voluntarily agreed to a five-month moratorium on closing postal facilities, which would give Congress more time to enact postal reform legislation. Mail-processing...
December 13, 2011 - 3:33pm
Johnson: Put hold on post office closures
Sen. Tim Johnson wants the United States Postal Service to not close or consolidate mail processing facilities or rural post offices for the next six months. Rep. Kristi Noem said she agrees with Johnson, while Sen. John Thune was unwilling to go that far. Johnson, D-S.D.,...
December 13, 2011 - 7:18am
December 3, 2011
LETTER: Lend your voice to save mail service
To the Editor: USPS service is hard to replace in rural South Dakota. Numerous rural and town residents have commented that the carriers and the postmasters give their all when it comes to our roads and our postal needs. The postmasters are the small town's trusted source of information. Some...
December 3, 2011 - 9:46am
October 15, 2011
Official says Dimock mail service will not be hurt if post office closes
DIMOCK -- A U.S. Postal Service official told Dimock residents Friday that the service they receive will not be negatively affected if the town's...
October 15, 2011 - 8:57am
September 16, 2011
Residents in Letcher worry at possibility of post office loss
LETCHER -- Fearful of losing their post office in the wake of possible U.S. Postal Service downsizings, 63 Letcher residents filled their community center Thursday to learn what they could do to keep an essential part of their town's identity. "I'd hate to have to go to Mitchell...
September 16, 2011 - 5:56am
September 9, 2011
Residents in Fulton, Dimock upset at post office proposal
FULTON -- Area residents shared their frustrations and anger with the U.S. Postal Service in two meetings Thursday. The USPS is conducting...
September 9, 2011 - 5:59am
August 17, 2011
USPS gathers data for 6 possible post office closures in Mitchell area
The U.S. Postal Service has started gathering data regarding the possible closure of post offices in Canova, Carthage, Dimock, Fulton, Letcher and Spencer. The USPS will complete this process in the next 10 days, Karen Fredrickson wrote in an e-mail to The Daily Republic. Fredrickson...
August 17, 2011 - 12:50pm