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Museum exhibit showcases local talent during festival

Among the traditional offerings at this year’s Mayfest celebration is the Little Norway Art Show. Local painters, sculptors, carvers, photographers and other artists contributed over 60 pieces for display at the Clausen Memorial Museum. Matt Lichtenstein stopped by for a preview earlier this week with Museum Director Sue McCallum:

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The Little Norway art show can be viewed at the Clausen Museum from 9:30 to 5 Friday and Saturday and then 10 to 2 on Sunday. Admission is free.

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New, returning teachers ready for Petersburg school year

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Teachers in Petersburg spent this week getting their classrooms ready, training and generally gearing up for the start of school on Monday. There are a few new faces in classrooms in the Petersburg school district this month, along with some teachers who grew up here and are returning to the school they once attended. more

Petersburg schools gear up for first day

Teacher Becky Martin works on a new display at Rae C. Stedman elementary school Tuesday.
Petersburg schools open their doors to students again this Monday and teachers this week are getting their classrooms ready. Student numbers in the elementary school look to be up from last year while the middle and high school are similar to last year’s count. Principals in the schools say they are ready for the start of the new school year. more