Birthplace Worthington, MN, grew up in Spring Valley, MN. Spring Valley High School 1977, Brown Institute Minneapolis. Jobs: Desoto, MO; Ottumwa, IA; North Platte, NE; Des Moines, IA; and Rochester, MN; Started KDHL June 1, 1987. News and Program Director. From 1997-99 left news to join sales dept. Returned News Director 1999, continued sales work. In 2002, Sports Director. Awards: Associated Press in NE in 1985 and 1986, best small market newscast and best documentary both years. Documentary on the 10th anniversary of the exit from Vietnam selected best documentary regardless of market size. In Faribault, News Network awards. 2001, MN Emergency Management Directors Outstanding Media Award. 2009 and 2011, the Region One athletic directors award. October 2014, Angelo Giuliani Award from MN High School Baseball Coaches Assn. 2013 President's Call To Service Award from Barack Obama. 2014, Book of Golden Deeds Award Faribault Exchange Club. 2017 Faribault Daily News Lifetime Achievement Award. Voice of the Carleton Knights since 2003.
Native Seed Stock Gathering is a Nomadic Occupation
Carlson would like to find someone to help him fill a large order before the snow flies. He says the pay is about $100 a day. He pays for the lodging and the meals and typically you work seven days a week. It's not easy work he says, in fact it can be hard with long hours.
Kenyon-Wanamingo Football Team Trying to be #MicahStrong
Kenyon-Wanamingo senior Micah Johnson was involved in a motor vehicle accident south of Wanamingo the morning of October 11th that nearly took his life. Friends of the Johnson family want to help and have organized the sale of #MicahStrong bracelets.
Rice County Level 3 Predatory Offender Notification
The Sheriff Department News Release states, "This notification is not intended to increase fear but rather raise awareness. The Sheriff's Office believes that an informed public is a safety public."
AAUW Faribault Chapter Breakfast Fundraiser is Sunday
The 5th annual Halloween Scholarship Benefit Breakfast is scheduled for this Sunday.
Faribault Volleyball has Long Trip for Playoff Opener
Northfield will host the #11 Owatonna at #6 Rochester John Marshall winner.
Faribault Sports Hall of Fame Inductee Details Today on KDHL
Selection Committee Chairman Tom Hartman stops by KDHL 9:30 a.m. today to give us some details about this year's class of inductees.
Kenyon-Wanamingo Volleyball is a Top Seed
The top seed has no home games. Kenyon-Wanamingo travels to Mankato East High School on the 30th to play either #4 seed Waseca (9-7) or Fairmont (6-18). Those teams play Thursday.
Cannon Falls Opens Playoffs in Big City
The Bombers and Lake City Tigers are both in Section 4AAA. The Tigers received the #6 seed and Cannon Falls is #5.
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Football Top Seed in Section 2AA
Unlike a lot of Section Tournaments the Buccaneers will play Tuesday night.
Kenyon-Wanamingo Football Playoffs a Bit of Deja Vu
The Kenyon-Wanamingo Tuesday game will be broadcast on KDHL Radio, 920 AM. The best way to listen is to download the KDHL app. Tap the app and click listen live and enjoy reading website content while enjoying to the game.