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.
Faribault Girls Hockey Starts Season Undefeated, Not Ranked
The Faribault Falcons are 3-0 and have outscored their opponents 20-1 with wins over Albert Lea, Waseca and Red Wing.
Faribault Fire Chief Says Be Safe this Thanksgiving
Nationally the top cause of home fires is cooking.
Rice County Head-On Accident Resulted in No Deaths
Upon investigation it was learned a pickup driven by Aaron J. Green, age 26, of Faribault collided with a vehicle driven by Brady A. Wallert, age 19, of Medford. Sheriff Troy Dunn says, "Both drivers will be cited for failure to wear seatbelts."
Lakeville North Wins State Semi Football Showdown
Lakeville North running back Brian Curtis Junior would carry the ball 25 times for 214 yards and Raja Nelson would add 174 yards on 23 carries.
Edina Wins Third Straight Girls AA Swim Title
The Owatonna Huskies were the only Big Nine Conference team to score at the Class AA State Girls Swimming and Diving Meet on the University of Minnesota Campus.
Faribault’s Larson All-State, Northfield 14th at Class A State Swim Meet
Visitation of Mendota Heights captured their sixth consecutive state title with 319.5 points. To show you how depth is key, Visitation did not win a single event at the meet but placed second in four events.
Paradise Center for the Arts Holly Days Sale Underway
The Winter Farmer's Market is back at the Paradise beginning tomorrow. Hours each Saturday from tomorrow through December 22nd are 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with approximately 20 vendors.
Rice County Sheriff Says Be Careful Around Ice
Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn says, "If you do make the conscious decision to go onto the ice, you are not only endangering your life but the lives of the rescuers asked to save you. Please take extra measures if you still choose to go onto the ice."
Owatonna Man Injured in Head-On Crash with Semi in Rice County
Eric John Wermerskirchen's SUV crossed the centerline and collided with the semi. The State Patrol report says he was not wearing a seat belt.
Faribault High School Play Featured on AM Minnesota
The performance dates for "60's Mania" are November 15-18 at the Michael J. Hanson Performing Arts Auditorium.