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Swoyer staying close to home


The boy from Kansas is staying home when it comes to his first two years of college.

Nathanial Swoyer, the Cardinals' top male athlete this school year, will play football and wrestle at Ridgewater College beginning this fall.

He signed a letter-of-intent before graduation.

He will enter the program to become an electrician. He'll still have an option of continuing at a senior college, perhaps Concordia.

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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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