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Willmar Notebook: Lentz, Welker set to join Card Pride Hall of Fame


The Cardinal Pride Hall of Fame committee has selected Jeff Welker (WHS 1976) and Andrea Lentz (WHS '94) for inclusion at the 2012 induction.

The banquet is set for Sept. 28 at the American Legion Post 167. Lentz and Welker will also be introduced at halftime of the Cardinal football game that evening.

Welker competed in football, basketball and track and was the school's Male Athlete of the Year and Hengstler-Ranweiler nominee as a senior.

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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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