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Brad Williams

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IN MANY WAYS, THE INTERNET IS REPLACING THE POST OFFICE AS A NORMAL WAY TO COMMUNICATE…

A SHARP DROP IN THE VOLUME OF ITEMS BEING MAILED HAS FORCED THE POSTAL SERVICE TO REVIVE THE IDEA OF ENDING SATURDAY DELIVERIES. IRONICALLY, MARGE OEHLKE FROM THE REGIONAL OFFICE OF THE POSTAL SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE SAYS MORE PEOPLE ARE GOING ON-LINE TO HANDLE THEIR REGULAR MAIL, AT THE OFFICIAL POST OFFICE WEBSITE.

 

OEHLKE SAYS THE POSTAL SERVICE WILL ALWAYS BE NEEDED FOR IMPORTANT BUSINESS DELIVERIES, EVEN AS THE AMOUNT OF PERSONAL MAIL GOES DOWN.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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