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Adjusting to change: USPS Post Plan affects Lake County communities

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In October 2012, Finland residents started getting notices that their post office hours would be cut.

The change was part of the United States Postal Service’s Post Plan, a strategy that was meant to save the ailing agency $500 million annually. On March 9 of last year, the Finland Post Office dropped its hours from full-time to just four hours a day on weekdays and one hour on Saturdays.

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LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native that began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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