LeAnne Valvoda, Rush City, MN

Rush City, MN, Rural Carrier LeAnne Valvoda

Rural Carrier LeAnne Valvoda was recently delivering a parcel in Rush City, MN, when she encountered a domestic assault in progress. 

Valvoda safely de-escalated the situation, then contacted the local Postmaster to report the incident.

After the sheriff’s office was notified, a deputy arrested the assailant, who faced a misdemeanor assault charge. 

The deputy later visited the Rush City Post Office to thank Valvoda for getting involved, telling her that her actions possibly saved the victim’s life.

Employees featured in “Heroes’ Corner” also receive letters of commendation through the Postmaster General Heroes’ Program. The nomination form is available on Blue.