Birthplace Worthington, MN, grew up in Spring Valley, MN. Spring Valley High School 1977, Brown Institute Minneapolis. Jobs: Desoto, MO; Ottumwa, IA; North Platte, NE; Des Moines, IA; and Rochester, MN; Started KDHL June 1, 1987. News and Program Director. From 1997-99 left news to join sales dept. Returned News Director 1999, continued sales work. In 2002, 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.
MnDOT Wants Public Input on Pedestrian Crossing in Elysian
Elysian is the hometown of legendary KDHL broadcaster Bernard Andrew Zimprich who used the name Dean Curtiss on the airwaves. Dean's voice was the first one heard on KDHL when the station signed on in January of 1948. He is in the Farm Broadcasters Hall of Fame but not the Minnesota Broadcast…
Faribault Diversity Coalition Board Member on AM Minnesota 1-15-2018
Ouk was born in a Cambodian Refugee Camp in Thailand in 1980 and immigrated to Rochester, Mn. in 1982. He had to learn English while his family was still speaking their native language.
Five H-V-L Girls Basketball Teams Now Ranked
Three Big Nine teams are among the top rated teams in Class 3A. Three South Suburban Conference teams are also in the Class 4A top twenty.
Three Big Nine Teams in Top Ten Boys Basketball Rankings
The Apple Valley Eagles are 7-4 and still ranked #5 in Class 4A. St. Charles defeated Caledonia and jumped to #3 in Class 2A.
Faribault Man Escapes Tragedy on Ice
Even with the frigid temperatures experienced lately authorities in LeSueur County say a car broke through ice on Lake Washington early this morning.
Minnesota Text-to-911 is Available
Text-to-911 can also be the first contact option for individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind, hard of hearing or those with speech impairments. Text-to-911 should only be used when a person can't safely make a voice call.
Not Too Late for a Flu Vaccination According to Rice County Public Health
Minnesota is listed as widespread for flu activity and the same is true locally. It's not too late to get your flu shot.
Northfield Boys Still in Let’s Play Hockey Class A Rankings
Northern Minnesota and the metro area dominate even the small school rankings.
Let’s Play Hockey Class 2A Minnesota High School Rankings
There are no Big Nine Conference teams in the rankings and Eastview is the only South Suburban Conference team represented in the boys.
Kenyon-Wanamingo Beats Cannon Falls in Physical Girls Basketball Game
The big girls game in the Hiawatha Valley League Tuesday was in Hayfield where Class 1A #2 Goodhue lost to #5 Hayfield 51-45.