I was born in Worthington, MN, and grew up in Spring Valley, MN, where I graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1977 and later the Brown Institute Minneapolis. I've worked in Desoto, MO; Ottumwa, IA; North Platte, NE; Des Moines, IA; and Rochester, MN; Started KDHL June 1, 1987, where I serve as the News and Program Director. From 1997-99, I left news to join sales dept. and returned as the News Director in 1999, continued sales work. In 2002, I also became the 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.
Randolph Still Among Top Ranked Teams in State
Three teams from the Big Nine are in the top ten in Class 3A. Mankato East is #5, Northfield #7 and Austin #9. The Packers dropped from #5 after losing to then #20 Class 4A Rochester Mayo.
Five Big Nine, Six South Suburban Girls Basketball Teams Are Elite
The undefeated Rochester John Marshall Rockets cracked the top twenty in Class 4A in part due to a win over the Northfield Raiders.
Divine Mercy/BA Middle School Robotics Team Earns Trip to State
Coach Matt Robinson was joined by co-captains Zander Smith and Peter Schoolmeesters on today's KDHL AM MInnesota program which originated from Bethlehem Academy.
Hayfield Nips Waterville-Elysian-Morristown in Boys Basketball
Hayfield hit 11 of 20 free throws and the Bucs were 9 of 14 during the game.
Rochester Mayo Boys Hockey Powers Over Northfield
Wesley Lideen was in net for Northfield and stopped 24 of 29 shots. Jacob Gathje was the goalie for Rochester Mayo and had 25 saves.
Faribault Girls Hockey Rolls Over Mankato East
The Falcons outshot the Cougars 48-24 and had just one penalty in the game.
Cannon Falls Girls Wins Foul Fest with Kenyon-Wanamingo
Another difference in the game came in the turnover department with the Knights committing 17 turnovers and the Bombers 12.
Faribault Law Office Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuations, No Bomb Found
A handful of Faribault Police Department vehicles were at the scene, North Ambulance was on standby and the Faribault Fire Department.
Rice County Sheriff Says Turn Your Lights On and Slow Down
Sheriff Dunn says, "We would like to remind all drivers to slow down when driving in inclement weather.
Rice County Sheriff Issues Outdoor Burning Ban
The alert is from 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2018 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, December 13, 2018. No open burning will be allowed.