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Communities worry post offices will be closed

Published 07/28/2011, The Jamestown Sun

COMSTOCK, Minn. — Peggy Butenhoff was the postmaster here for 25 years. Now retired, Butenhoff said the best part of her job was the people. “Having grown up here, it’s like seeing family every day. People that moved in became like family as well,” said Butenhoff, who still lives in this hamlet of just under 100 people in southern Clay County. The news earlier this week that the post office is on a list of sites the Postal Service is looking at closing worries Butenhoff.

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