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.
Webster Socks Faribault’s Season
This is the first State Amateur Baseball Tournament trip for Webster.
District 20A State House GOP Race a Tight One
Former Hormel CEO, DFL candidate Jeff Ettinger takes the late Congressman Jim Hagedorn's seat for the remainder of this year. Ettinger will then battle in the newly redistricted U.S. Congressional District 1 against GOP candidate Brad Finstad.
Thomas and Spicer to Compete for Rice County Sheriff
Turnouts were about the same as most past Primary Elections. City of Faribault 21.3%, City of Northfield 17.2%. The rest of the county 22.2%.
Primary Voters Select New Commissioner in Rice County District 3
With 8 precincts remaining in the Rice County Sheriff's Race the breakdown according to the Secretary of State Election Results are here.
Faribault Pet Parade and Blue Collar Festival Celebrate Summer
The Pet Parade began in 1931 and is believed to be the oldest in the nation. Blue Collar is Friday and Saturday with a Friday night car roll-in. Live music begins 5:00 p.m. Friday night and Saturday features 12 hours of music.
Rice County Public Safety Center Groundbreaking Held Today
The timeline for the project estimates the center will open in the fall of 2024.
Rural Rice County Man Dies in ATV Accident
The News Release concludes, "The occupant of the ATV was identified as Marvin George David. Contributing factors of the crash are still under investigation."
St. Patrick Defeats Faribault Qualifies for State Tournament
The Lakers host Webster Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. with the winner clinching a spot at state and the loser ending their season. Union Hill hosts Veseli in the other Wednesday Elimination Bracket game at 7:30 p.m. with the victor going to state.
Rice County Primary Election Contains 3 Local Races
Polls are open 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. with results given on our KDHLradio.com website and periodic reports on KDHL beginning after the polls close.
Faribault Lakers Outlast St. Benedict in Thriller
Faribault plays at top seed St. Patrick Monday, August 7, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. with the winner qualifying for the State Tournament.