Hanging it up
Meyer to end USPS career after 3-plus decades
July 30, 2020
Darla Meyer is putting a stamp on her 33-year career with the U.S. Postal Service.
Friday, July 31 will be the longtime mailwoman's final day as postmaster in Hartley. After thinking about it for the better part of a year, this month she decided that now is the right time to hang it up.
"There are a lot of mixed emotions," she said. "I'm going to be sad because it's what I've done for 33 years, but I'm happy that I'm to this point in my life."
Meyer started as a substitute carrier for Rodney Ahrenstorff in Hartley back in 1987. Her tenure with the USPS took her all across northwest Iowa, an...