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.
Rice County Man Dies in ATV Accident
48 year old David Otto Schultz of Nerstrand was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Rice County Relay For Life a Huge Success
Scores and scores of vehicles came through the Rice County Fairgrounds. Many from the Car Cruise held downtown. No count was taken but the vehicles had to number over 400.
Rice County Relay Drive Through Event Friday Night
The event will be live on the Rice County Relay Facebook page.
Faribault Still has Over 80% of Rice County COVID-19 Cases
In the Emergency Executive Order 20-82 Governor Tim Walz lists 38 directives for schools.
Bethlehem Academy Bicyclists Begin SMART Challenge Ride
The Smart Challenge Ride is a three day bike ride with people pledging to support the riders by donating to the school for scholarships for students to attend the Catholic grade 6-12 school.
Wanamingo Stays in Region 5C Winner’s Bracket
Saturday Region 5C Preliminary Round winner's bracket games in Red Wing 1:00 p.m. Wanamingo vs Lake City. 4:00 p.m. Waseca plays Stewartville-Racine. The winners play 7:00 p.m. in Red Wing.
Faribault Chamber Mask Business Distribution is Thursday
A face covering is not a substitute for social distancing, but is especially important in situations when maintaining at least a 6 foot distance from other people who are not members of the same household is not possible.
Milroy Replaces New Ulm as Host of State Amateur Baseball
Not even World War II halted the boys of summer from taking the field to determine a state amateur champion.
It’s Official MIAC Cancels Most Fall Sports
Men's and women's golf and tennis, categorized as low-risk sports will be permitted to compete against MIAC opponents only this fall
Rice County COVID Cases Still Primarily in Faribault
Total Rice County cases age range is from 2 months to 97 years of age with the average age 36.7.