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Fate of post offices up for closing, including Beldenville's, on hold

BELDENVILLE--Last month, Congress stepped in and now the future of post offices being considered for closing, including Beldenville's, won't be known until May.

The United States Postal Service (USPS), in response to a request made by multiple U.S. Senators, agreed to delay the closing or consolidation of any post office or mail processing facility until May 15, according to information provided to the newspaper by Belinda Hopp, Postmaster Relief at the Beldenville Post Office.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Jan. 18.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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