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District stresses education, safety in wake of charges against former employee

Petersburg School Superintendent Rob Thomason is emphasizing the district’s mission of educating students and keeping them safe. That’s in the wake of child pornography charges being filed against the district’s former head of maintenance. KFSK’s Matt Lichtenstein spoke with Thomason Wednesday morning.


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Petersburg’s newest, largest committee tackles pot regulation

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Petersburg’s newest committee is tackling the thorny issues around regulating the production, sales and use of marijuana in the community. The large new group met for the first time Wednesday and split up into subcommittees. more

Petersburg considers end to visitor industry grants

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A committee that recommends how to spend Petersburg’s hotel bed tax proceeds may not be meeting anymore after next year. The transient room tax committee this week voted to recommend dissolving their group and changing the way the borough handles the revenue in the future. Joe Viechnicki reports. more