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.
Ruth’s House Hearts Gala Details on KDHL
The 17th annual event is scheduled for Saturday, February 8th at the American Legion in Faribault.
Rochester Lourdes Girls Hockey Blanks Faribault
Faribault has a week to work on what they need to shore up before the playoffs. They host Owatonna next Saturday.
Faribault Boys Hockey Gets Road Win in Red Wing
Senior goalie Jake Dolter stopped 37 shots for Faribault.
Buckham West Program Coordinator on KDHL
Memberships for 2020 are $40 singe and $70 couple.
Faribault Girls Hockey has Three Hat Tricks in Win
Faribault plays Rochester Lourdes at Graham Arena in Rochester Friday night. Puck drops 7:00 p.m.
Faribault Police Seeking Attempted Robber
Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Matt Long at 507-334-0952.
Rice County Commissioners Appoint Miller Chairman
The County Board unanimously approved the Channel Inn Warsaw their renewal application for retail sale of beer, liquor and tobacco 2:00 a.m. license/permit.
Rice County Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography
Wenner was released from prison as a level three sex offender under Department of Corrections supervision in 2015. He is currently in the custody of the Department of Corrections for his violations of supervised release.
Minnesota Radon Awareness Month Details on KDHL
The average radon level in Minnesota is more than 3 times greater than the average U.S. radon level.
Faribault Wrestlers Win Hibbing Duals Tournament
Eight Faribault wrestlers were named to the All-Tournament team. The Falcons are now 11-0 in duals this season.