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October 17, 2014
Willmar Notebook: Pig valve has rancher on comeback trail
October 17, 2014 - 11:18pm
September 11, 2014
Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
 Max (17) and father Doug Doering; Michael (7) and Ken Heitzman and Austin (88) and Steve Grove. All three dads are former college players and Cardinal assistant coaches; all three varsity players started out as sideline ball boys in third grade.
Willmar Notebook: My father, a coach
September 11, 2014 - 3:20am
August 22, 2014
Laura Swartz earned three varsity letters each in volleyball, basketball and softball and captained each as a senior for the Willmar Cardinals. She also received four Central Lakes Conference honorable mentions. Photo courtesy of Laura Swartz
Willmar Notebook: Aquatennial Queen a team player
August 22, 2014 - 11:43pm
June 12, 2014
Tex and Janet Warne were married on Dec. 27, 1958. Janet was in her senior year at Willmar High School and Tex, a soldier, was home on leave. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton.
Willmar Notebook: Wrench: A love story
June 12, 2014 - 3:49am
June 4, 2014
1962 Willmar graduate Steve Schneider is second from left in the University of Minnesota photo taken May 10 at the 50th reunion of the Gophers’ 1964 NCAA championship baseball team at Dick Siebert Field in Minneapolis. Photo courtesy of Gophersports.com
Willmar Notebook: Steve Schneider reflects on championship season
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
April 23, 2014
Tribune file photo
Eric Januszewski, left, on his way to a first-place finish in the Red Beard 5K on March 15.
Willmar Notebook: Breathing in the Boston spirit
April 23, 2014 - 11:37pm
January 30, 2014
Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Assistant coaches Carl Carlson (WHS 1992) left, and Tony Neumann (WHS 2005) teach the intricacies of a particular takedown move during Tuesday’s practice in the senior high school wrestling room.
Willmar Notebook: Card wrestlers striving for perfection
January 30, 2014 - 1:14pm
Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Assistant coaches Carl Carlson (WHS 1992) left, and Tony Neumann (WHS 2005) teach the intricacies of a particular takedown move during Tuesday’s practice in the senior high school wrestling room.
Willmar Notebook: Card wrestlers striving for perfection
January 30, 2014 - 1:33am
November 23, 2012
File photo
In a 1974 game, Willmar's first girls team in 42 years. Nancy Groen of Central Christian of Prinsburg stretches for the ball watched by Willmar's only senior and team MVP Mary Wild (51) and junior Chris Otto (25).
Willmar Notebook: 40 years ago, female athletes caught a break
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
November 1, 2012
File photo
The Cardinals girls varsity cross-country team will be the youngest line-up at the AA State Meet on Saturday in Northfield.
Willmar Notebook: Get back
November 1, 2012 - 12:42am
July 5, 2012
Willmar Notebook: Aaron Jacobson one of Minnesota's top golf teachers
July 5, 2012 - 12:52am
June 21, 2012
Photo courtesy of Gustavus Adolphus College
Alissa Tinklenberg is all smiles after finishing a race at the MIAC Championships February in Minneapolis.
Willmar Notebook: Tinklenberg top Gusties athlete
June 21, 2012 - 12:01am
May 24, 2012
Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Rob Anderson, left, and Manny Ronneberg grew up playing sports in small towns along U.S. Highway 212. Together they approach retirement with a combined 87 years as educators.
Willmar Notebook: Living large in a small town
May 24, 2012 - 12:02am
April 26, 2012
Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Cardinal sophomore Brady Damhof, pausing at the Eagle Creek Golf Course driving range on Tuesday, restructured his athletic pursuits after his left shoulder was blown apart in a hunting accident in October 2009.
Willmar Notebook: Brady Damhof comeback on course
April 26, 2012 - 12:00am
March 8, 2012
Tribune file photo
This photo from the Tribune archives is unlabeled. A guess would be Coach Russ Adamson's 1964-65 juggernaut. If you know for sure or can identify the players, email sports@wctrib.com.
Willmar Notebook: The trials of tourney time
March 8, 2012 - 1:20am
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