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Willmar Notebook: Madsen waits word on U.S. Curling Nationals

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The Willmar Curling Club applied in July to host the U.S. Curling Nationals in February, 2013, and also the subsequent U.S. Olympic Trials in advance of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.


Civic Center manager Kevin Madsen believes word may be coming down soon.

The U.S. Curling Association is meeting in the Twin Cities next week.

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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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