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.
Medford Volleyball Takes Down Defending State Champs
Medford outlasted Mayer Lutheran on multiple points in the very intense overtime of the fifth set.
Faribault City Council Member Featured on AM Minnesota
Duchene decided to step down from her seat on the council and we will ask the veteran council member what advice she would give to the two new people who will take their places on the council in January.
Brian Daniels, Steve Drazkowski, Sent Back to St. Paul
Incumbent Republican Duane Quam carried all the precincts outside of Rochester in his successful re-election to District 25A.
Nerstrand Passed New Fire Hall, WEM School Bond Approved
The new Mayor of Cannon Falls is John Althoff and Mike Engel was re-elected Mayor of Kenyon.
Faribault Voters Elect Two New City Council Members
Unofficial KDHL totals in Faribault were a 72.2 percent turnout in the four precincts. Northfield turnout was 75.9 percent and the rural areas of Rice County had 75.5 percent of registered voters cast ballots.
Northfield School Passes Question, City Request Fails
A year after the Northfield Public School District asked for 109 million dollars they scaled back the request and were granted 41 million
It’s Election Day, Polls Are Open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
There is a Mayor's race in Kenyon and the Governor to be determined. Area school board seats and a bond issue request in Northfield.
Paradise Center for the Arts is Happening in November
This Saturday Wine, Women and Comedy is featured at the Paradise Center for the Arts in Faribault.
Belle Plaine Volleyball Pounces on Kenyon-Wanamingo
In the first set the Tigers had 14 kills and two hitting errors while Kenyon-Wanamingo managed 3 kills and 4 hitting errors by my unofficial statistics.
Lakeville South Wins Classic Section Final Volleyball Match
The difference in the match was defense. Lakeville South had 14 blocks compared to Lakeville North's 6 and the Cougars collected 92 digs while the Panthers had 86 in the five set match. The Panthers also had 11 service errors.