Kris Koester


If you're maintaining a city budget in Illinois you better keep some money on hand to pay for mailboxes. Lots of them.
Mailboxes that sit along the side of streets are frequent casualties of winter
Champaign city officials tell The News-Gazette ( ) that
over the past three winters at least 232 people have complained that snowplows
have damaged their mailboxes.
The repairs and replacements cost a combined $6,582. That doesn't include the