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.
Faribault State Legislators will Face Challengers in Election
Faribault City Council members Royal Ross and Jonathon Wood filed for election to their seats. All the Rice County Commissioners up for re-election filed.
Faribault Armory Free COVID Tests a Hit
This is happening while the Faribault Walmart Supercenter closed Friday afternoon at 2:00 p.m.for a deep cleaning of their store. Company officials confirmed but would not report how many of their employees tested COVID positive. The store will open at 7:00 a.m. Sunday.
Faribault State Prison First Covid Positive, Goodhue County First Death
The Goodhue County COVID-19 Cases by City chart shows 30% of the cases in the largest city in the County, Red Wing. Cannon Falls is next with 25%, Kenyon 18%, Zumbrota and Wanamingo with 8% each. Pine Island 5% ( part of Pine Island is in Olmsted County also). Goodhue, Dennison and Welch Township…
Rice County Public Health Details Covid Numbers
Purfeerst says every business will experience COVID cases.
Faribault Fire Chief Says Positives Could Come Out of Pandemic
Part of the Governor's new Stay order allows most businesses to be open if they have a COVID prevention plan. They are supposed to be open at 50 percent occupancy.
Most Rice County COVID Positives in Faribault
The Faribault West Mall joins other malls across the state in opening. The signage states people can, "Enter at your own risk!"
Three More Area High Schools Joining Gopher Conference
Now the question is will the league form a couple of divisions.
Faribault’s Bell Field Home to a Dugout Duck
The field is named after former Faribault Mayor Hadley Bell.
Morristown Gun Club to Host Youth Trap League
This will be individual competition, not team.
Rice County Board Passes Police Week Proclamation
Dunn told commissioners plants were being delivered to the widows of Rice County Deputies Terry Hanson and John Liebenstein Tuesday so they know their sacrifice is not forgotten. The two were killed in the line of duty in separate events over 20 years ago.