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Tribune photo by Rand Middleton The Willmar Girls 10u, shown at Jan. 8 game in Cardinal Arena, is one of six WHA traveling teams comprising 95 youth. Additionally, there are about 55 in the WCER Mite program.

Willmar notebook: Minn. Hockey proposed move jolts WHA


Minnesota Hockey, Inc. proposes moving Willmar traveling youth hockey out of its home district and sending it south.

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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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