End of year meetings planned

The Potter County Commissioners will hold the last meeting of the year on Thursday, Dec. 27 at 1 p.m. on the third floor of the Potter County Courthouse.  The Gettysburg City Council will hold the last meeting of the year on Thursday, Dec. 27 at 7 p.m. in the City Finance Office. Anyone having bills to submit to the city […]

PCNews holiday delivery

No worries! Even though the holidays fall under the PCNews deadline, next week’s edition of the paper will still be in the office on Wednesday, and in mailboxes by Thursday.  The delivery will run a little late, since the press won’t run on Tuesday since it is Christmas day, but you should be able to pick up the last paper […]


First grader Anastasia Penrod (Stacey and Justin) dressed in her holiday colors to visit with Santa Claus at the Potter County Library. Santa visited area businesses during the month to help youngsters get ready for the holiday and make sure he heard their Christmas wishes. Santa has been a longtime subscriber to the News, and this week’s edition features a […]

Watch for new stop signs

Stop signs have been installed around the school area.  On the recommendation of Gettysburg Chief of Police David Mogard, new stop signs have replaced the yield signs on some streets southeast of the school. Drivers need to be aware of the new signs located at the intersections of 4th and Park, Division and Park, and 4th and Potter, where they […]

Santa Claus visits Gettysburg on Saturday

Santa Claus is making a stop at the 212 Mini Mall on Saturday to gather Christmas wishes and greet good little children. He will be at the store from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and everyone is invited to stop by and give Santa this year’s gift list. While the kids are visiting with Santa, it’s a good opportunity for […]

Send letters to Santa today

Santa Claus is a longtime subscriber to the PCNews, and he checks it every year to read letters sent to him with Christmas wishes from area kids.  Be sure to email your letters by Thursday, Dec. 13 including name, age, parents, and wishes to Letters will be published in next week’s Christmas edition of the News.  -MMcR

Decorate and win Chamber Cash

The Gettysburg Chamber of Commerce and MDU are teaming up to sponsor the annual Holiday Yards contest again this year.  Judges will be out before Christmas to choose the houses and yards in town that are best decorated with holiday lights. The top four homes selected by the judges will each receive $50 in Chamber Cash and will be announced […]

News livestreams home games

The Potter County News is teaming up with area businesses to bring the home basketball games into your home.  If you can’t make it to the home games played by the Battlers and Lady Battlers, you can livestream the game at or check Venture cable channel 387.  The livestreams are made possible by our Safety Sponsors: Lomheim Repair, Bohnenkamp’s […]

Register now for Tolstoy Wind Chiller

‘Tis the season…to get ready for the Tolstoy Wind Chiller 5K! The event will be held Saturday Jan. 19 in Tolstoy. Pre-registrations and t-shirt sponsorships are due Jan. 6. This is year five that warmly-dressed, and perhaps mildly nutty runners and walkers of all ages will gather at the starting line in front of Dakota Jo’s Cafe. And they do […]

School Christmas concerts

Musicians at the Gettysburg school are getting ready to celebrate the holiday season. The Gettysburg middle school and high school Christmas concert will be held on Thursday, Dec. 6 beginning at 7 p.m. in the GHS gym. The Gettysburg elementary school concert will take place on Friday, Dec. 7 beginning at 7 p.m. in the school gym. The vocal director […]

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