Embarrass post office suspended over safety issues


The Postal Service has declared an emergency suspension for the post office in Embarrass, Minnesota, due to structural and safety issues with the building.  The decision took the community by surprise, but the condition of the post office building had been a concern for a while.  According to USPS media spokesperson Pete Nowacki, there are issues with the floor joists, ceiling tiles, and the foundation, and the well has failed.  The post office has been in this building since 1955.  Read more.