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Yankton names first female city manager

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YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - The city manager in Canton has been named to the same position in Yankton.

Amy Nelson, 35, has been city manager in Canton the past four years. She becomes Yankton's first female city manager, replacing Doug Russell, who left in mid-June.

Nelson is a native of Ortonville, Minn. She has a master's degree from Minnesota State University-Mankato and worked in a couple of states in positions including downtown development director and senior community planner before becoming city manager in Canton.


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