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.
Goodhue Rolls, Hayfield Loses at Girls State Basketball
Hayfield and Goodhue will both have good teams again next season but it's never easy to get back to state.
Hayfield Playing for Third Place Saturday
The Hayfield game 10 tomorrow morning will be broadcast on KDHL Radio, 920 AM, 97.9 FM, FREE KDHL app. The app is the way to listen with a very clear sound. Tonight the Goodhue vs Albany Class AA Semifinals game is on KDHL beginning 8:00 p.m.
Missed Free Throws Sink Goodhue Boys in Section Final
The Wildcats were down 18 points with about 5 minutes left in the game when they slapped a full court press on and cut the Lions lead to 2 points with just over 3 minutes to go.
Goodhue Grit Gets Wildcats to Semifinals
Goodhue will face #3 seed Albany in the Semifinals at 8:00 p.m. Friday in Williams Arena. The game will be broadcast on KDHL Radio, 920 AM, 95.9 FM and the FREE KDHL app.
Minnesota Girls Basketball Class AA State is Loaded
Goodhue losses came against Class 3A State entrant Stewartville twice and top-rated Providence Academy.
Rice County Board Okays Morristown Police Agreement
Verdick told Commissioners the low bid on Phase One of the Finance Department remodeling was provided by Met-Con Construction of Faribault in the amount of $24,000. Despite the concerns voiced by Commissioners they unanimously approved accepting the bid and moving forward with the project.
Hayfield, Goodhue Both #2 Seeds at State Girls Basketball
Goodhue opens against Crosby-Ironton at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2023 and Hayfield tangles with Badger/Greenbush-Middle River 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 16, 2023. Both games are in Maturi Pavilion on the University of Minnesota Campus.
Northfield Boys Hockey Season Ends
The Raiders season ended with an impressive 23-7 record. They were the Big Nine Conference Champions, Section 1A Champions.
Minnesota Man Found With Nearly a Pound of Meth
Judge John T. Cajacob set bail in the drug case Wednesday at $500,000 with no conditions.
Breck, Eden Prairie State Boys Swimming and Diving Champions
Northfield finished 6th in Class A and Lakeville South, Lakeville North were in the top 9 of Class AA.