POST OFFICE

Olafson Claims Nearly 300 Mailers Didn’t Get Delivered on Time in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — A candidate for North Dakota Senate says hundreds of mailers were were not delivered until two days after the election. Republican Curtis Olafson lost his bid for Fargo’s new District 10 senate seat by 38 votes. He says the nearly 300 targeted mailers could have been the difference in the election. Olafson says the mailers were…

Woman Found Dead In Snow Near Minot Post Office

MINOT, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — The body of a woman has been found in the snow near the post office in Minot. Police say the 73-year-old Minot woman was not dressed for the weather. They also say she may have been dealing with mental health issues. A crime is not suspected in the death. Her identity is being withheld pending notification…

Post Office says it’s ‘ensuring to get the ballots home on time’

Cass County says it's expecting to have at least another 5,000 ballots in before Election Day.

FARGO, N.D. — Next Tuesday’s election is shaping up to be one of the largest for early voting. The United States Postal Service in Fargo says your ballot is safe with them. For the Post Office, time is of the essence. “A lot of things the Post Office is trying to do to ensure to get the ballots home on…

Sen. Smith believes funding the post office shouldn’t be a political fight

WASHINGTON – Minnesota Senator Tina Smith says funding issues with the Post Office should have been dealt with before this year. The Democrat believes funding the agency is important because she says Minnesotans are not getting their prescriptions sent to them in time. Last week the House approved giving $25 billion to the Post Office. The bill is unlikely to…

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…

Steering Clear of Porch Pirates: How to Keep Your Packages Safe

Nearly a third of Americans have a package stolen right off their porch

FARGO, N.D. — This holiday season, millions of boxes are set to be dropped off on front porches across the country. With porch pirates lurking around the corner, reports of missing packages are especially high this time of year. “It’s something that we hear about, especially once online shopping ramped up over the course of the last 5–10 years so the…

USPS Advocates Urging Rep. Cramer to Sign Bill Preventing Post Office Privatization

They stood outside his office

FARGO, N.D. — U.S. Postal Service employees are fighting to keep a public Post Office at more than 140 sites across the country, including here in Fargo. They stood outside Congressman Kevin Cramer’s office because they want him to sign a bipartisan bill which would prevent the post office from being privatized. The protests come after President Trump said he would…

Woman With Possible Medical Issue Crashes Into Detroit Lakes Post Office

Police Chief Steve Todd says the woman had been pulling up to the post office to mail some items.

DETROIT LAKES – A woman escaped injury when her SUV drove through the Detroit Lakes Post Office front doors shortly before noon yesterday. Police Chief Steve Todd says the woman had been pulling up to the post office to mail some items and told officers that she didn’t remember anything after she pulled up into the parking spot. Todd says…

President Trump Tweets: Post Office Becoming “Dumber” and Needing “Good Old Global Warming”

Many climatologists say global warming is real and damaging for the earth and stress that cold weather doesn't necessarily connect with changes in climate

TWEET 1 TWEET 2 NATIONAL — President Trump is busy with his social media account, this time going after the U.S. Postal Service and making comments about the weather. With temperatures on the East Coast dropping significantly with the coming weekend, President Trump tweeted “Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old global warming that our country…but…

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,…