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Willmar’s Isaac Thompson accepts the baton from Eli Gunderson for the final 200 meters of the 4x200 relay Thursday at the Willmar Invitational. Thompson extended the Cardinals’ lead to win in a time of 1:36.29. Ryan Liamatta and Derik Peterson ran the first two legs. Meet results were unavailable at press time.  


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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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