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Willmar Notebook: Time and hoops march on

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Minnesota has staged a boys basketball state tournament every year starting in 1913. Each creates a lifetime of memories for school boys and small communities. 


March 1964

For today’s history lesson. Please turn to Page 10 in the West Central Daily Tribune, March 16, 1964. What? That’s no excuse. But I figured as much.

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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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