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Study shows Aberdeen, Harrisburg, Canton and Mobridge in or near oil train ‘blast zones’

July 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

Some South Dakota communities are in or near what one environmental group calls the “blast zones” of railroads that carry oil shipments from North Dakota and Canada.

The group ForestEthics has put together a searchable map at explosive-crude-b…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

6 students injured in Canton school bus crash

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

CANTON (AP) — Six students have been injured when a school bus ran into the back of a garbage truck in Canton.

KELO television reports that the crash happened about 7:45 a.m. when the bus was driving into town on Highway 18.

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Foul play suspected in Lincoln County death

October 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

CANTON (AP) — Authorities in southeastern South Dakota’s Lincoln County are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a ditch near Canton.

Sheriff Dennis Johnson says the body of what is believed to be a man in his 20s was found b…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Suspect hurt during chase in Iowa, SD

June 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The Thursday night chase cut a path through Lyon and Sioux Counties in Iowa and ended when the suspect crashed into a tree in Canton. Continue Reading

Canton company pledges $100K for aquatic center

June 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic

CANTON (AP) A philanthropic arm of Canton-based engine cooling systems company Adams Thermal Systems is giving $100,000 to the town’s aquatic center.
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Canton doctor president of SD Medical Association

June 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Dr. Daniel J. Heinemann of Canton is the new president of the South Dakota State Medical Association.
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Teenager rescued from rushing South Dakota creek

May 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Canton Assistant Fire Chief Kyle Lease says the boy was in the water for about 30 minutes before being brought to safety.
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5-year-old boy rescued from burning truck in Canton

April 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

CANTON (AP) Authorities say a man rescued his 5-year-old grandson from a burning truck at a gas station near Canton in southeastern South Dakota.
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Canton man wins $50K in scratch ticket game

March 8, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) A Canton man has claimed a $50,000 Hot Hand Hold ‘Em jackpot.
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2 Wild Card 2 tickets sold in SD each worth $6K

February 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) A Wild Card 2 ticket sold in Pierre is worth $6,001 in Saturday’s drawing and another sold in Canton is worth $6,000.
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