Local News

Community run/walk for Girls on the Run Saturday

A dedicated group of local third, fourth and fifth graders will run and walk five kilometers tomorrow in Petersburg and the community is encouraged to come out, run or walk with the group and support them. The event is part of Girls on the Run, a national after school program that promotes emotional, social, mental and physical development through games, running and other activities.

Joe Viechnicki spoke with some of the participants at their practice this week.

For mobile-friendly audio, click here:
The five kilometer run is Saturday at 10 a.m. at the elementary school. To take part, register before hand in the Stedman cafeteria from 8:45-9:45 a.m. or at Lees Clothing.

Recent News

A record 8 students make the All-State Music Festival

Music teacher Matt Lenhard poses with the eight students who went to the All-State Music Festival: (L-R) Matt Lenhard, Senior Nathaniel Lenhard, Junior Jasmine Ieremia, Sophomore Eva Lenhard, Senior Kelsa Sperl, Freshman Brooklyn Dormer, Junior Julia Murph, Senior Ben Higgins, Junior Brandon Ware. Photo courtesy of Matt Lenhard
Six choir and two band students in Petersburg High School were accepted into the All-State Music Festival. more

Sons of Norway to hold Christmas Bazaar this weekend

Sally Dwyer stands in a decorated Sons of Norway hall in 2015. Photo/Angela Denning
Petersburg's Sons of Norway for the second year will fill the upstairs and downstairs of their hall with local vendors selling food, crafts and other items. more