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Willmar Notebook: Twins turned to Dikken for blast

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Kerry Dikken, a 1979 Sacred Heart High School graduate, studied art and technical illustration under Bill Oakleaf at what was then called Willmar Vo-Tech.


His parents, Dorothy and Alfred, have lived in Willmar the past 25 years since selling the farmstead where they raised pigs, among other things.

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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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