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Press Photo by Bryan Horwath Retired United Parcel Service delivery driver Frank Slag of Dickinson stands next to a UPS truck on Saturday, several hours before his retirement party. Slag drove truck in western North Dakota for 35 years.

Packaging relationships: UPS driver Frank Slag drops off last packages after 35 years on road

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A few years ago, retiring United Parcel Service driver Frank Slag said he would see nine or 10 vehicles along Highway 22 from Killdeer to his home in Dickinson in the evening after his shift.


Today, Slag said it is routine now to pass “hundreds and hundreds” of vehicles.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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