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 Brewery Request to Amend Loan Denied by Rice County Board
Commissioner Jeff Docken moved, "to deny the amended loan agreement and authorize HRA to take whatever means necessary to collect the debt."
Faribault One of Three Artists on Main Street Communities
Creative Placemaking Workshop will be held Saturday, April 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Great Hall of Buckham Memorial Library. Eligibility for funding requires participants to attend the workshop, live or work in the Faribault area or Rice County.
Bethlehem Academy Softball Opens Season with Win
The Cardinals scored their only runs in the first inning. Triton's only run came on a solo homer by junior third baseman Haylee Sawyer to lead off the second inning. The round tripper came on a 2-2 count.
Blooming Prairie Baseball Defeats Bethlehem Academy in Opener
Blooming Prairie is now 1-0 on the season and will host New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Tuesday. Bethlehem Academy will not be able to host the game scheduled Tuesday against NRHEG and Coach Harman said they were trying to arrange playing that game Thursday in Blooming Prairie.
River Bend Maple Syrup Fun Run is May 5th in Faribault
There is a 1 mile event and 5K, 10K, 25K and 50K races through the beautiful nature center on Faribault's east side. One of the reasons why River Bend is popular are the different natural settings right in the nature center.
Lakeville North Edged by Moorhead for Class AA Speech Title
Four of the top five teams in the state were in the South Suburban Conference. The South Suburban Conference had 37 of the 104 medalists.
Cannon Falls Team Wins Third Straight Class A Speech Title
Cannon Falls had seven medalists and so did Mounds Park Academy but the Bombers collected 41 points and Mounds Park had 34. Bomber Hannah Singewald was a state champion in Serious Interpretation- Poetry.
Faribault Marketplace Expo Details on AM Minnesota
The Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce Marketplace Expo is this Saturday at the Faribault Ice Arena.
Hiawatha Valley League Revamps Baseball Schedules
Makeup dates for rain-outs will be on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Rushford-Peterson Boys Basketball Coach Resigns
Vix led the Trojans to state titles in 1989, 2005 and 2006 and two state runner-up finishes. His teams made 16 state tournament appearances including this past season. His career winning percentage of 75 percent is among the all-time best in Minnesota boys basketball.