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Postmaster Loren Gens will be retiring after more than 25 years of service in Chandler. Gens began his U.S. Postal Service as a carrier in Worthington and later served as postmaster in Round Lake.

Chandler experiencing big changes at post office

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CHANDLER -- Twenty-five years ago, when Loren Gens started working with the U.S. Postal Service, there weren't any scanners or bar codes to confirm package delivery.


"Everything was done through the mail," Gens said. "All the reports and spreadsheets were done the long way."

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Alyson Buschena
Alyson joined the Daily Globe newsroom staff after spending a year in Latin America. A native of Fulda and graduate of the University of Northwestern, she has a bachelor's degree in English with a dual concentration in Literature and Writing and a minor in Spanish. At the Daily Globe, Alyson covers the crime beat as well as Pipestone and Murray counties, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and cooking. More of Alyson's writing can be found at
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