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.
Faribault Boys Hockey Blanked by Mankato West, Girls Win
The Falcons simply spent too much time in the penalty box (17 minutes) and were outshot 27-17 by the Scarlets.
Goodhue Girls Run Away From Zumbrota-Mazeppa
The Wildcats had four players in double figures led by sophomore 5'6 Arianna Thomforde with 20 points.
Rice County Commissioners Say Goodbye to Steve Bauer
Bauer told those gathered, "I have to say it's been a great honor. One of the greatest honors of my life to serve on the board for so many years.
Faribault’s Williamson Tied for State Girls Hockey Goals Lead
After 12 games Williamson has 20 goals and is tied with Prairie Centre senior Kylee Hopp for tops in the state. Williamson is also second in points with 32.
Faribault Fire Chief has Winter Holiday Safety Tips on KDHL
The three leading causes of home fires in Minnesota all coincide with Christmas and New Year's gatherings. Cooking, heating and open flames.
Faribault Boys Hockey Dominates LaCrescent
The Falcons outshot the Lancers 38 to 16 recording double digit shots each period while holding LaCrescent under double digits each period.
Palmer Sets Faribault School Scoring Record in Loss to Hutchinson
It may also be the most points scored by an individual in Big Nine history. I'm not sure if non-conference games are counted in the conference records.
Randolph Still Among Top Ranked Teams in State
Three teams from the Big Nine are in the top ten in Class 3A. Mankato East is #5, Northfield #7 and Austin #9. The Packers dropped from #5 after losing to then #20 Class 4A Rochester Mayo.
Five Big Nine, Six South Suburban Girls Basketball Teams Are Elite
The undefeated Rochester John Marshall Rockets cracked the top twenty in Class 4A in part due to a win over the Northfield Raiders.
Divine Mercy/BA Middle School Robotics Team Earns Trip to State
Coach Matt Robinson was joined by co-captains Zander Smith and Peter Schoolmeesters on today's KDHL AM MInnesota program which originated from Bethlehem Academy.