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For the U.S. Postal Service, this is as busy as it gets

Stacey Tostenson, an employee at Willmar Post Office, on Monday assists Norma Miest, of Willmar. Monday was the busiest day of the year for the United States Postal Service. According to a news release, the Postal Service handled more than 830 million pieces of mail, 40 percent more than the average daily volume of 583 million pieces of mail. Holiday shoppers have until Dec. 21 to send items via first-class or priority mail for receipt prior to Christmas. The deadline to send items via express mail is De...