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.
Hayfield and Randolph Baseball Advance at State
Hayfield plays Springfield at Noon. Randolph faces New York Mills at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Both games will be broadcast on KDHL 920AM, 97.9 FM, KDHL app.
Hayfield #1, Randolph #3 Seed at Class A State Tournament
The Hayfield and Randolph State Tournament games wil lbe broadcast on KDHL Radio 920 AM, 97.9 FM and free KDHL app.
Foods to Eat When it’s So Blasted Hot
What foods are you eating to stay cool?
Hayfield Baseball One Win from State
Hayfield is 21-0. Lyle-Pacelli 19-3 going into the 5:00 p.m. game Thursday at Riverland College in Austin. Hayfield needs one win. Lyle-Pacelli two.
It’s So Hot a Faribault Dumpster Caught Fire
Because it was garbage on the way to the landfill there will be no investigation into how the dumpster caught fire.
Faribault’s New Hammond Anderson Park
The more I think about it the more I like the idea of naming the park by the viaduct Hammond Anderson Park. The first female to be mayor was Jeanette Hammond. The first woman member of the Faribault City Council was Kymn Anderson.
Kenyon Police Chief is Retiring
Sjolander is going to stay in Kenyon saying, "It's a good town. It grows on you. I've told people this, when I came here 26 years ago I thought I'd be here maybe a year or two and then move on but the people here are really amazing."
Medford Fastpitch Wins Slugfest Against Bethlehem Academy
BA Head Coach Maren Viland speculated her team would still be the #4 seed and get a home game on Memorial Day.
Rice County Sheriff Says New Jail/LEC Right Decision
Dunn stated, "I truly believe this was the best option for Rice County and it's citizens."
Faribault High School Announces New Head Boys Hockey Coach
The Falcons will open their season November 30, 2021 at home against Rochester Century.