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Habben, Johnson are latest to join Cardinal HOF


The Willmar Cardinal Pride Hall of Fame inductees for 2010 are Kenny Johnson (Class of 1947) and Jon Habben ('75) for 2010.

They'll be introduced at halftime of Friday's homecoming football game against Sauk Rapids.

Habben was among the defensive leaders on the only Cardinal football team to reach a state championship game. That was in 1974. He also competed in three state swimming meets.

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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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