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.
MSHSL Prep Bowl 41 Something Old Something New
There were 5 classes of football from 1972 until 1996. Six classes from 1997 until 2011. There have been seven classes since 2012.
MSHSL Prep Bowl 41 Matchups are Set
Here is some statistical information for most of the teams in the MSHSL Prep Bowl 41 this weekend.
Visitation, Edina Repeat MSHSL Girls Swimming Championships
The Big Nine did have three schools place in the top 20 in Class A and three schools in top 20 in Class AA.
Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Outdoor Winter Safety
Some outdoor winter safety tips during Winter Hazard Awareness Week in Minnesota.
Rice County Commissioners Approve French Lake Project
Julie Runkel. Environmental Services Director told commissioners the county received a $150,000 grant from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to address water quality concerns on French Lake.
Minnesota Winter Weather Awareness Week is This Week
We will share materials provided by HSEM a division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety throughout the week.
MSHSL Volleyball Champions Crowned
Section One was represented well at state again this year.
Rice County Sheriff Department Overview at County Board Meeting
Calls for service totaled 13,253 last year from January 1 through October 15. This year the total during that time frame is at 14,244.
Fire Destroys Faribault Home
Chief Dienst commented, "This fire is suspicious but due to circumstances out of our control, determining a cause will be a challenge. No one was hurt in the incident and that's what matters most."
MSHSL Volleyball State Tournament Opens Wednesday
In Class 2A, defending champion Cannon Falls took a two sets to none lead in their final against Caledonia 25-17, 25-18 before the Warriors achieved 25-11, 25-15, 15-8 victories to advance to state.