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Clay County mail and phone scams circulating

CLAY COUNTY, N.D.–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is warning the community about two scams involving Clay County. The first scam reportedly arrives in the mail from the “Benefits Suspension Unit, Clay County, Public Judgement Records. The letter informs the victim of a “Distraint Warrant” and says the victim must call a 1-800 number by a certain date. The Sheriff’s Office…

Mail taken from boxes in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Police warn about thefts from mailboxes in Grand Forks. Most of the reports are from an area south of 24th Avenue and east of South 20th Street late at night or early in the morning. Suspect vehicles are a dark SUV and a white four door sedan. Police recommend you not to leave outgoing mail in…

Stamp Out Hunger: Leave Donations at Your Mailbox on Saturday

It's the 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive

FARGO, N.D. — Donating to those in need can be as easy as a trip to your mailbox. Saturday, May 11 is the National Association of Letter Carriers 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. You can leave non–perishable donations by your mailbox Saturday morning. The goal is to exceed last year’s total of 33,000 pounds of food. The mayors of…

Sen. Hoeven Discusses Ways to Make USPS More Accessible in ND

Some customers complained that their local post office is hard to reach by phone

FARGO, N.D. — Senator Hoeven also down with leaders from the postal service to see how they can best serve North Dakotans. People raised concerns about communicating directly with the post office. Some say the phone numbers for local post offices in the phone book and online are incorrect making it harder to call about their mailing issues. Douglas Stephens, the…

Candidate for Ojibwe Political Office Receives Mail Threat

Donald Finn of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe received threatening message and powdery substance in mail

BEMIDJI, Minn. — A Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe political candidate was sent a powdery substance in the mail. Donald Finn of Cass Lake, Minnesota, reported the suspicious mail to Beltrami County authorities on Monday. Finn said the mail included a threatening message and a powder substance. He hasn’t reported any illness since receiving the mail. He is a candidate…

Fargo’s Main Post Office Gets New Technology for Sending Packages

The machine is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

FARGO, ND — An innovative technology only being used at five other post offices across the country has been brought to Fargo’s Main Post Office. The Automated Parcel Drop lets customers skip the long lines when they need to get an acceptance scan, receipt and mail their pre-paid and merchandise return packages. The machine is open 24 hours a day,…

Check Out These Shipping Deadline Dates for Online Gifts

Workers at the U.S. Postal Service are doubling up and working around the clock to make sure your gifts, cards and packages arrive just in time for Christmas

  NATIONAL — Shopping online makes the holidays quick and convenient, but be aware of shipping deadlines to make sure your gifts get under the right tree on time. Workers at the U.S. Postal Service are doubling up and working around the clock to make sure your gifts, cards and packages arrive just in time for Christmas. Today is the…

One Complaint Issued Against Former Sheyenne Teacher who Resigned Over Relationships with Former Students

Rebecca Pitkin tells us Doster will have 20 days to respond the complaint when she gets it in the mail

  WEST FARGO, ND — A representative with the Educational Standards and Practices board says only one formal complaint was put in for a West Fargo teacher accused of having sex with a student. Rebecca Pitkin tells us Doster will have 20 days to respond the complaint when she gets it in the mail. From there, the board will have…

West Fargo Celebrates Auxiliary Service Facility’s First Year

The workers say this facility makes about 250 to 300 trips each week

WEST FARGO, ND — Senator Hoeven made a stop in West Fargo this afternoon to honor our postal service workers. It’s for the city’s Auxillary Service Facility’s first year anniversary. Many of their delivery workers ship packages throughout the metro and in the rural parts of the Valley. The workers say this facility makes about 250 to 300 trips each…