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.
Dundas Semi Driver Survives Train Crash in Rice County
Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn says the accident occurred at 25475 Cabot Avenue. When officers arrived they located the truck driver seated on the overturned semi-tractor.
Faribault High School Incident “Nothing Major”
Apparently a student got upset and tried to assault one of the officers doing security in the parking lot. The officer called for backup and that's why a number of police vehicles arrived at the high school.
Rescue 55021 Animal Rescue Hosts Fundraiser Saturday
The organization is having a end of summer Fundraising Bash on the Rice County Fairgrounds this Saturday from 6:00 p.m. until Midnight.
Minnesota Associated Press Football Polls September 12
Owatonna is still #1 in Class 5A, Spring Grove stays atop nine-man, Minneota is still #1 in Class 1A and Goodhue jumps from #6 to #4. Blooming Prairie and United South Central are in the top 10 in Class 1A.
Stewartville Volleyball Sweeps Kenyon-Wanamingo in Castle
Offense was hard to come by for the Knights because they simply were out of system much of the night due to a lack of control of the ball.
Faribault Woman Charged in Stabbing Death
Court records say Williams was sentenced August 28 for a violation of Domestic Abuse No Contact Order against Bongers.
Rice County Veterans Memorial Signage Approved
A grant from the Minnesota Legislature was awarded to complete the signage at the Rice County Veterans Memorial in Faribault.
WEM Still #1 in Class A, New Top Choices in AA and AAA
The Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association Polls however do have new choices for the top spots in Class AA and AAA. Stewartville and Champlin Park.
Paradise in Faribault Invites Everyone to Free Performance Wednesday
There will be a cast Q&A and appetizer reception with food provided by El Colibri Restaurante following the 55 minute performance in the Paradise lobby.
Faribault Cross Country Invitational Boys Streak Snapped
Falcon Head Coach Willie Clapp was proud of Faribault's top 10 finish.