December 17, 2020
December 17, 1920 The Petersburg city council met in postponed regular session last Monday night and transacted routine business. The report of the town treasurer showed that the town had a balance of approximately $700 after all bills, amounting to $1,396.82 had been paid. It was reported to the council that the new power plant machinery is consuming 80 gal. of fuel oil and four and a half gallons of lubricating oil every 24 hours. It was estimated that the plant is now costing the city $814 per month to operate the plant, with a gross income of approximately $1,000 per month.