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Stocking Mail Explained

Greetings, all! It is time once again to talk about a North Pole innovation few know about. It is called Stocking Mail. What is stocking mail? It is a way to communicate with Santa and the North Pole...

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Flu and Cold Season for Reindeer

Happy Wednesday all! It is flu and cold season at the North Pole — for reindeer. Reports out of Santa’s Stables say that Vixen has a little cold. For some that is a little worrisome....

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Sleigh Bells to Be Flight Tested

Greetings! Few people know or understand the art and science of the sleigh bells on Santa’s Sleigh. They just don’t go out and buy sleigh bells at the dollar store and slap them on the...

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Donner Wins the Reindeer Games

Happy Monday, all! It was an epic weekend at the Reindeer Games at the North Pole and in the end a familiar name took the top prize — Donner! Donner has long been Santa’s lead reindeer....

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An Elf’s Story

Greetings! If you have not yet listened to the North Pole Podcast I encourage you to give it a try. I just listened to the latest episode uploaded late last night. The North Pole Podcast was the...

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Tracking Centers Set Up World Wide

Greetings! I stopped by the North Pole Flight Command Center today and witnessed something the world knows little about. I saw a network of elves quietly setting up communications with tracking...

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Tracking Santa Right

Happy Saturday! We talk a lot about the new things Santa does all the time. Santa uses new technology and is constantly improving on things. But some times Santa insists on doing things the old...

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Santa’s Sleigh Extra Fast This Year

I attended a meeting of sleigh designers today. They were very, very pleased with the results of new flight tests. In fact, the sleigh designers are saying that if weather conditions are favorable...

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There is a New Reindeer in Town

There is a new reindeer in town and her name is Brinley. She is just 4 years old but she has grabbed all the headlines at the Annual Reindeer Games. She leads in every category — speed,...

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Santa Adds More than 2 Million New Elves

They are celebrating big milestones over at SantaTrackers.net. It is only the 5th of December and already they have more than 2 million new Tracker Elves signed up to track Santa for Santa this...

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High Tech Speeds up the Wrapping Department

Elf Wally is having a great season so far in the Wrapping Department. Even though Santa’s Workshop is way ahead of their production goals the Wrapping Department is not backed up in the least....

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Grilled by 2nd Graders

It is always a challenge when children ask questions. But when a class full of children team up to ask questions of the North Pole it is a special challenge. This last week we received mail from Mrs....

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Focus on Santa’s Reindeer

The famous Reindeer Games are about to begin at the North Pole. Bright and early tomorrow the reindeer are registered, matched up and the competitions begin. The games feature critical skills that...

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Traditional Christmas for Mrs. Claus

Howdy, all! Happy Saturday to you. Lots of mail arrived this week and much of it contained questions about Mrs. Claus. Seems I haven’t been talking much about her either. Everyone wants to know...

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Communicating with Santa

Hi everyone! I stopped by the North Pole Post Office today. Boy, are those elves busy! Elf Hugo, our postmaster, told me it would be a good idea if I talked to you a little about communicating with...

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Life Very Busy at the North Pole Post Office

Greetings Everyone! The signs of it changing from Thanksgiving to Christmas are complete: the North Pole Post Office is swamped. Santa is getting letters and wishlists and mail from all over. He...

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New Tracker Elves Bring Energy to the Santa Effort

Big news from the North Pole Flight Command Center today and their efforts to recruit millions of new Tracker Elves. This morning they passed the 1,000,000 mark for new elves, an important milestone...

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One Month Until Christmas

Greetings! All eyes were on the workshop today — the new workshop, I would point out — in the grand atrium, where everyone passes both coming in and leaving Santa’s workshop and...

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Operation Merry Christmas Kicks Off

Greetings and welcome to the first day of Operation Merry Christmas 2018! Everyone was back at work today after a snowy day off of Thanksgiving fun. The North Pole Post Office was the first crew on...

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Report from the Thanksgiving Day Elf Parade

Greetings and Happy Thanksgiving! It is a snowy Thanksgiving at the North Pole and that has made for challenging conditions for the annual North Pole Thanksgiving Day Elf Parade. Nevertheless, elves...

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North Pole Shuts Down for Thanksgiving

Santa suprised everyone by announcing that the day before Thanksgiving will only be a half-day at the North Pole. Everything is shutting down. That is very unusual in the middle of the week. It might...

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Why the North Pole Loves Thanksgiving

The elves over at the North Pole Post Office tell me they are getting a lot of mail about Thanksgiving. They say people want to know why it is such a big deal at the North Pole. I think itRead...

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North Pole Gets Ready for Thanksgiving

It will be a festive week here at the North Pole — one filled with both Thanksgiving and Christmas. We have long told you that Thanksgiving is Santa’s favorite holiday. I don’t know...

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Reindeer Ready to Rock

I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about Santa’s reindeer. I guess I have been negligent of reporting news of the reindeer so far this year. We told you months ago that the...

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