Lake Geneva Siblings Spend Summers Delivering The U.S. Mail – By Boat

By Joel Waldinger | February 18, 2014


College-aged siblings Keith, Anna and Elle Vogt spend their summers as “mail jumpers” – following a long-time Lake Geneva tradition of delivering the U.S. Mail by way of a mail boat that never stops moving. The sibling’s mail route is a lake, where they deliver the post to mailboxes fastened to docks. Mail carriers jump from moving boat to dock – and back to moving boat again.

Joel Waldinger

Joel Waldinger

Joel Waldinger is a reporter for the “Wisconsin Life” project and considers a sunset over the “big island” on Manson Lake to be a perfect ending to a day of fishing and fun in the Northwoods. 
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