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Memorial Day Services
American Legion Otto Bruner Post 170 will host Memorial Day Services at the gazebo in Forest Grove Cemetery in Canton on Monday, May 27 at 10:30 a.m. Those attending should...
Canton Class of 1970 Reunion
The Canton High School class of 1970 will celebrate their 50th class reunion in 2020 and are currently looking for classmates.  Canton 1970 graduates are asked to send...
Lewistown News
By Erma Dee Jones Betty Barron of Hoopeston, Ill., celebrated her 85th birthday on May 5. She and her husband Don live in a farming community, but with all the rain,...
Krista Chinnis, Anne Fryer and Brandee Ihnen are employees at American Family Insurance in Canton. 
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Canton Civic Club
The Canton Civic Club met on April 16 at the Canton Senior Center with President Carla Tobin presiding at the meeting, called the meeting to order and the Pledge of...
LaGrange School Reunion
A reunion is being planned for all students and friends of LaGrange and Pleasant Grove Schools. The reunion will be held July 6, 2019 at Saints Avenue Café in Canton from 5...
Huckleberry’s Smokehouse
The restaurant located inside the Mark Twain Casino in LaGrange recently changed their look and the menu. The restaurant is open Sunday through...

Post Office Closed
The LaGrange Post Office had to move because of flooding and is temporarily located at the Canton Post Office. Residents with LaGrange post boxes...

Monticello Fish Fry and Crawfish Boil
Monticello Lodge 58 will host a fish fry on May 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu will include fish, potatoes, beans, applesauce, fried biscuits, cobbler, crawfish,...
Beginning Beekeepers Class Offered
Beginning Beekeepers class is being offered Thursday, May 16, at 6 p.m. at the Canton Community Center.  Randy Ewart from Kahoka, Mo., will be the presenter. There is no...
Deadline Extended For Crop Production Payments
USDA extended the deadline to May 17 from May 1 for agricultural producers to certify 2018 crop production for payments through the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), which...
Lewis County Memorial Auxiliary Unit 578
The Lewis County Memorial Post and Auxiliary met, April 8, 2019 at the Lewistown Legion Hall. Following the carry-in supper, each group held their respective business...
Durham Fish Fry
The Durham Methodist Church will host a fish fry, Friday, May 3, at the church in Durham. Menu includes catfish, French fries, baked beans, applesauce, homemade desserts...
yondoo Broadband launches Telephone Service in Canton
yondoo Broadband announced that they have launched telephone service to residents of Canton. Telephone service from yondoo Broadband includes unlimited nationwide calling...
Board Members Honored
Three individuals were recognized for their service at April 2019 R-V Fire Protection District Board by Board Chairman Diane Wilson. Karen Porter...