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Potential mill developer says he wants to build in Petersburg

A Washington State businessman says he has chosen Petersburg as the location for a new timber mill. John Glenn made that announcement during a brief presentation to the Borough Assembly Monday Night. Matt Lichtenstein reports:
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John Glenn (left) listens to a question from Assemblyman John Havrilek.

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PHS athletes win state titles in five track events

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Petersburg pot committee hears proposal for borough dispensary

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