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 Fair Still Waiting for Governor to Allow More People
Dvorak said 4-H is not making any decisions until June. I asked the last possible date a decision needs to be made and he responded the first of June. Dvorak said he preferred some information from the Governor's office by mid-May because the number of people allowed will be the deciding fact…
Severe Weather Awareness Tuesday, Storms, Hail, Lightning
Lightning kills around 100 Americans each year with about 300 injuries.
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Alerts and Warnings
This would be a great time to sign up for Everbridge.
Waseca Edges Caledonia For Class AA State Title
Caledonia finished with 20 and Waseca 7 turnovers in the game. The Bluejays scored 25 points, Warriors 6 points off turnovers.
Hayfield Welcomes Home Their State Champions
Head Coach Chris Pack said the Vikings played their three state tournament games about as close to perfect as possible.
Minnesota Boys Basketball Championship Saturday Preview
Southern Minnesota has done well at this year's tournament with Hayfield, Caledonia and Waseca in title games.
Hayfield Boys Basketball Cruises to State Title Game
The MSHSL Class A Boys State Championship game is scheduled for a 1:00 p.m. tip time. KDHL 920 AM, 97.9 FM will be broadcasting and it will be available worldwide on the KDHL app.
Paradise Center for the Arts Has First Music Concert in Months
The PCA Executive Director believes they are on track to raise the $250,000 needed to receive a match from the City of Faribault so they can end their mortgage.
Gentry Academy is Not Like Shattuck-St. Mary’s
Gentry Academy boys defeated Dodge County 8-1 for Class A title. Eden Prairie bested Lakeville South in 2-1 overtime game for AA title. In girls Proctor-Hermantown downed Gentry Academy 3-2 in two overtimes in Class A while Edina stung Andover 2-1 for the AA championship.
Rice County Following State COVID Trend
In Rice County 89.8% of residents 65+ have been vaccinated. 43.4% of individuals aged 50 to 64.