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.
Rice County Board Seeks State Funding for Mental Health Services
Rice County Social Service Director Mark Shaw told Commissioners he was presenting the resolution on behalf of the Minnesota Association of Counties. Shaw told Commissioners Rice County spent over $600,000 in 2017 providing services for "seven or eight people" at the Anoka facility.
Northfield Community Action Center Mission Details on KDHL
The Community Action Center does so many things in Northfield. Programs range from creating homes to feeding the hungry. Their theme is "Neighbors Helping Neighbors."
Electrocuted Warsaw Construction Worker Condition Improving
Faribault Police Captain Neal Pederson says Anthony Bendrick was listed in stable condition at North Memorial Hospital in Robbindale.
Rice County Public Health Receives Breastfeeding Friendly Award
Rice County Public Health was recognized at the gold level. MDH recognizes county health departments, workplaces, maternity centers and child care facilities that have demonstrated their commitment to supporting breastfeeding mothers.
15th Annual Ruth’s House of Hope Gala Details on AM Minnesota 1-22-2018
The theme for this year's event is Opening Doors and Windows. Tickets are $60 per person, $600 for a Corporate Table with seating for ten. Meal choices include Prime Rib or Pasta Dinner and they would appreciate RSVP by January 31st.
Waterville Man Killed in Faribault Construction Accident
The deceased worker was identified as Eric Hunter, 42, of Waterville. The injured worker was identified as Anthony Bendrick, 39, of Warsaw.
Faribault Girls and Boys Hockey Defeat Austin
Six different players scored in the girls game which Head Coach Ali Miller "loves." Sophomore Leighton Weasler had four goals and freshman Zach Siegert two in the boys win.
Five South Suburban Girls Teams in State Basketball Rankings
In Class 4A, #1 Eastview, #4 Lakeville North, #14 Farmington, #19 Prior Lake and #20 Apple Valley. Big NIne schools in Class 3A are #3 Northfield, $8 Red Wing and #15 Mankato West. Waseca is #10.
Five Big Nine Boys Basketball Teams in State Rankings
Owatonna defeated Austin and moves into the top 20 of Class 4A at #19 and Rochester John Marshall is still #10 in Class 4A. Austin is still ranked second in Class 3A with Mankato East #4 and Northfield #9. In the South Suburban, Lakeville North is #3, Apple Valley #5 and Prior Lake #18.
New Prague Man Seriously Injured in Accident with School Bus
Two students were checked out at the scene by medics for minor injuries and released to their parents/guardians. There were several students on the New Prague bus and the others were placed on a different bus and the route was completed.