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Fifty Lakes City Hall to house village post office


The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) accepted the city of Fifty Lakes' application for a village post office, which will be housed at the city hall building.

Clerk treasurer Karen Stern will be trained by a representative from the Crosslake Post Office on postal operations.

Mayor Ken Hersey made this announcement at the city council's June 10 meeting, according to draft minutes.

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Chelsey Perkins
Chelsey Perkins grew up in Crosslake and is a graduate of Pequot Lakes High School. She earned her Bachelor's degree in professional journalism from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Perkins has interned at the Lake Country Echo and the Rochester and Austin Post-Bulletins and also worked for the student-run Minnesota Daily newspaper as a copy editor and columnist during college. She went on to intern at Utne Reader magazine, where she was later hired as the research editor. Before joining the Brainerd Dispatch, Perkins worked as a staff writer for the Pineandlakes Echo Journal.
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