Business assumes postal service in small Indiana town

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A local business is taking over the post office in a small Indiana town.

The U.S. Postal Service says a village post office will be opened Monday at the Glenwood Mini Mart in rural Glenwood.

Glenwood is a town of about 250 people that straddles the border between Rush and Fayette counties, about 45 miles southeast of Indianapolis.

The postal service considers village post offices in locations where communities have no existing post office or an office is being discontinued. Locations retain the town's name and ZIP code.

Village post offices are operated by local businesses contracting with the postal service, and offer a range of products and services including stamps and flat-rate packaging.

Another village post office is scheduled to open Nov. 27 in Corunna, north of Fort Wayne.

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