Postmarked with love

, Posted in U.S. & World News, Posted: Fri, February 14 2014 at 2:40 AM, Updated: Fri, February 14 2014 at 2:45 AM

Valentine, Neb. -- (KDLT) With a population of less than 3,000 Valentine, Nebraska isn't exactly a place that sticks out on a map.

"When they see NE for Nebraska I've heard it called New England before," says Acting Postmaster at the Valentine Post Office DeDee Markus.

But for a tiny town, they sure do get a lot of one thing: mail.

Every year around Valentine's Day, thousands of love notes are delivered to the local post office, but the mail room is just a pit stop for the letters on their journey to a loved one.

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