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.
Rice County Special Primary Election Results
Final unofficial results from Rice county were completed at 9:31 p.m.
WEM & BA Softball Advance to West Subsection 1A Final
Section 1 and Section 2 all classes scores and/or schedules are here.
Filing For Public Offices is Open in Rice County Minnesota
Faribault City Council seats currently held by Janna Viscomi, Tom Spooner and Peter van Sluis are on the ballot as well as Rice County Commisisoner District 3 and 4 which are city of Faribault representatives and Wells Township.
Buccaneers End Kenyon-Wanamingo Softball Season
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown travels to Hayfield Tuesday for 5:00 p.m. game. Bethlehem Academy hosts United South Central 5:00 p.m. Faribault High School is at Kasson-Mantorville to start Section 1 Class 3A Tournament which is double-elimination all the way through.
Randolph, Fairmont, Mankato West, Farmington Top Baseball Rankings
Playoffs begin next week with some Sections and Sub-Sections avoiding Memorial Day play and others embracing it.
Faribault Baseball Loses Focus After Storm Delay
During Senior awards night Nelson was chosen the Bruce Smith Award recipient which goes to an outstanding athlete who is also a contributor in the community. Devin Lockerby received the Male Athlete of the Year award. He was a standout in football, played basketball and is a thrower on the track and field team. State participant in Gymnastics Lauren McDonough was named Female Athlete of the Year. The AAUW Sportswoman of the year is Whitten Wolff, participant in volleyball and track and field. The AAUW award is the female equivalent to Bruce Smith.
All Rice County Polling Places in U.S. Rep. District 1 Open Tuesday
State law did not allow the Governor to appoint someone to fulfill the remainder of Congressman Hagedorn's term even though his passing was in February of the election year with the General Election in November. The statute specifies a certain number of weeks.
Northfield Softball Pitcher Throws No-Hitter in Red Wing
Faribault Falcons lost a heartbreaker on Senior Day. Bethlehem Academy defeated Maple River on the road.
Faribault Baseball Defeats Rochester John Marshall
Junior pitcher Ayden Qualey scattered 5 hits while going the distance for the Falcons. Qualey struck out 6, walked 2.
Rice County Sheriff Wants Dispatch Back
Rice Steele 911 Center operates currently under a joint powers agreement between Rice and Steele Counties.