Reduced window hours for several local post offices
The changes that began in 2013 at several rural post offices in the area will be continuing in other local communities during the coming months.
Last year, Livermore, LuVerne and Renwick all had window service hours reduced from eight hours on weekdays to four hours.
Now similar POST Plan realignments of weekday window hours are planned for the local communities of Bode, Bradgate, Rutland, Hardy, Gilmore City, Dakota City and Thor.
Window service hours in Hardy, Bradgate and Rutland are scheduled to be reduced from eight hours on weekdays to only two hours per day.
Bode, Gilmore City, Dakota City and Thor are all slated to reduce window service hours from eight hours to four hours on weekdays.
Kristi Hargens, manager of Post Office Operations in Des Moines for the 504 and 505 zip code prefixes, says that Saturday window hours are not expected to change at the area post offices.
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