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Tribune photo by Rand Middleton Merle Athmann, left, secretary/treasurer of the Bird Island Baseball Association, and Lions Memorial Park groundskeeper Jim Flann said Wednesday morning, that the park and field is in tip-top shape and ready to host the three-day Division II American Legion Tournament starting Friday.

Community hits home run with ballpark

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BIRD ISLAND — Lions Memorial Park and the cities of Bird Island and Olivia, just five miles apart on U.S. 212, are ready and eager to host the Division II American Legion State Tournament.

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Rand Middleton

Covers Willmar and area high schools and Ridgewater College, plus amateur baseball, stock car racing and fitness events in summer. Writes weekly column since 1980. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children. 

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