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Willmar notebook: Alex Grove sets his course for Concordia


Willmar senior Alex Grove, a three-year starter at quarterback, will attend Concordia College next fall.

After visiting the Moorhead campus on Jan. 13, he called head coach Terry Horan two days later saying he wanted to be a Cobber.

He also paid a recruiting visit to the University of St. Thomas this month and last summer had a more informal visit with coaches at St. Cloud State.

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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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