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.
President’s Day Heaviest and Lightest U.S. Chief Executives
Taft was the last to have a cow at the White House to provide fresh milk. Madison the first to wear long trousers.
Faribault Home Damaged by Fire
The Faribault Police Department, Faribault Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal’s Office performed an investigation on the fire. The investigation is not complete.
Minnesota Boys and Girls Basketball Rankings
Unfortunately for Section 1AA boys the top three ranked teams in the state are in that section.
Goodhue #3 Seed in Section 1AA Girls Tournament
You could make the case for Goodhue to be the #2 seed. They split with Lake City during the regular season and have a better record.
Blooming Prairie Girls Basketball Top Section 1A Seed
Blooming Prairie and Fillmore Central are the only teams ranked by Minnesota Basketball News in the section.
Faribault Boys Hockey Receives Section 1A #3 Seed
#1 seed Dodge County is 20-5 with a 32% power play, 80.2% penalty kill.
Owatonna Heavyweight Pins Team to State
The Raiders finish their team season 25-5. Owatonna heads to state with a 21-3 dual mark.
Merlin Players Production “These Shining Lives” Details on KDHL
Artistic Director Julianna Skluzacek says the play is, "A love story as these women fight to save the lives of others with whom they work.
Faribault Flannel Formal a Success
During the event Paul Swenson was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his 43 years in business in Faribault. Mayor Kevin Voracek declared Saturday, February 8, 2020 Paul Swenson Day in the City of Faribault.
Kenyon-Wanamingo Wrestlers Receive #3 Seed in Section 2A
If K-W is in the final 4 Saturday we will cover them on KDHL 920 AM and the FREE KDHL app.