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.
The End of an Era at Faribault Bethlehem Academy
Coach Boelter informed KDHL he has taken a position in the New Prague School District as the Junior Varsity Coach and an Assistant to Head Coach Angie Anderson. Coach Boelter said this was the kind of position he was looking for.
Who is Top Number One NBA Pick All-Time?
Johnson was a 6'9 point guard. He changed the position. Contemporary Larry Bird Said Magic was, "Head-and-shoulders above everybody else. I've never seen (anybody) as good as him."
Rice County Fair Queen Contestants Needed
Contestants must be single and at least 16 years old but not more than 20 years old as of July 1, 2018. They must live within the boundaries of Rice County or if outside the boundaries they can enter if they are an active member of a Rice County 4H chapter.
Faribault Suspect Arrested in Fentanyl Laced Heroin Death
Faribault Police Chief Andy Bohlen's news release says, "The public should be warned that using heroin alone is extremely dangerous but purchasing the drug from an unknown source that may be cutting it with fentanyl can often be deadly."
Faribault Man Crashes Vehicle Ending Pursuit by Police
The driver, Mursal Ahmed was taken into custody and an adult female passenger and Ahmed were treated for injuries. The Faribault Police Chief says the injuries were not serious according to the officer reports.
Faribault Area Chamber President on AM Minnesota
Nort used to be a member of the Faribault Lakers in his younger days and understands the impact the Minnesota Amateur Baseball Tournament will have on the area when Faribault co-hosts with Dundas in 2022.
Stillwater Claims State Title in Last Game of High School Season
Junior left handed pitcher Andrew Gilbert struck out 15 Skippers to lead the #2 seed Stillwater Area over the #1 seed Minnetonka. It is the second state baseball title for the Ponies. Their previous championship came in 1991 when the Minnesota Twins won the World Series so hopefully history repeat…
Paradise Beatles Tribute Coming Soon
In addition to the Beatles favorites from the 2017 show Fab 6 is adding 13 more new Beatles songs.
Faribault Lakers Win Friday, Lose on Father’s Day
The Faribault Lakers struggled to score runs with two runs in the two games.
Faribault Lakers to Co-Host State Tournament with Dundas in 2022
Laker Manager Charlie Lechtenberg was thrilled for the news and knows a lot more work is going to go into the ballpark over the next couple years. The city approved $233,000 worth of work to make the grandstand handicapped accessible and other upgrades have occurred. Coach Lechtenberg told KDHL, t…