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Tribune photo Jamie Thompson’s new jobs keeps evenings free.

Willmar notebook: Thompson settles into new role

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Jamie Thompson, the 1990 Dawson-Boyd graduate, is out of sports for the first time in his life.

He’s been a player, a coach and the past five years the Willmar Senior High School activities director.


His new office is at Garfield School, the sturdy, three-story brick fortress at the corner of Trott Avenue West and 8th Street.

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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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