Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Dix Beats The Odds, Gets New Post Office

 

Daria Anderson-Faden/The Observer

A large crane lifts one section of the new Dix Post Office off of a semi and places it on a concrete slab. The location of the new post office is directly east and across the street from the old, abandoned post office.

Three and a half years after the U. S. Post Office in Dix was closed due to mold and structural issues, a new post office building has been set down and is expected to open in late July, although no date has officially been set for the opening.

In a few short weeks, Dix will once again have a full service postal site.

In an era when many post offices nationwide are downscaling or shutting down, Dix has beaten the odds. It has gained a new post office facility.

"Historically," according to Kimball Postmaster Karen Miller, "when a post office is closed they usually don't reopen."

But the d...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 07/17/2019 16:40