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Tribune photo by Rand Middleton Snow Valley: On Friday on the east side of Willmar, the popular nine-hole public course is yet days away from booking tee times, one year after a mid-March opener.

Golfers caught in white-out


The difference between Augusta, Ga., and central Minnesota is as clear as green and white.

Just look out the window with the TV on.


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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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