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.
Faribault Volleyball On the Road Section 1AAA Playoffs
The Faribault/Century victor goes to #1 Northfield Friday.
Bethlehem Academy Volleyball Flies into Subsection Quarters
The Cardinals will travel to Grand Meadow Thursday to play the #3 seed Super Larks.
Faribault Fire Chief with Halloween Safety Tips on KDHL
The American Academy of Pediatrics has some safety tips for kids.
Minnesota Associated Press Week 7 High School Football Rankings
In Class 1A four of the top ten ranked teams are unbeaten. In Class 2A there are five undefeated teams. Class 3A five teams with unblemished records. Class 4A seven unbeaten. Class 5A six undefeated teams. Class 6A just one team with no losses. 9-man has seven unbeaten teams.
Cannon Falls Football #2 Seed in Section 4AAA
The Bombers are the defending Section 4AAA Champions.
Kenyon-Wanamingo, Triton Football Playoffs Begin On Road
The Kenyon-Wanamingo game will be on KDHL, 920 AM, the free KDHL app. The Triton Cobra Contest on KAT KOUNTRY 105, 104.9 FM, the Kat Kountry app.
Faribault Football at Home, Bethlehem Academy Hosts in Northfield
Faribault Bethlehem Academy received the #4 seed in their section. They are scheduled to host New Ulm Cathedral. BA Athletic Director Ed Friesen says the Cardinals will be the home team at Northfield High School Tuesday night.
Bethlehem Academy #4 Seed in Section 2A Football
Remember Waterville-Elysian-Morristown moves to Class A in football and is the #3 seed in the same section.
Randolph Football Pulls Away From Bethlehem Academy
Randolph finished the game with 501 yards in total offense. 463 through the air. Drinken was 24 of 38 for 463 yards and 4 touchdowns.
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Volleyball Top Seed in South Subsection 2A
South top seed Waterville-Elysian-Morristown will host either #8 Martin County West or #9 Mankato Loyola next Thursday.