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 Virtues Trail Grand Opening is Wednesday
The Virtues Trail between The Depot and new Crooked Pint restaurants will feature mirrored signs with virtue affirmations in three languages.
Outfield Collision Allows Lastrup to Defeat Waterville
The Indians took the lead in the bottom of the second inning when Ben Boran crushed the first pitch he saw over the left field fence for a two run homer.
Faribault Lakers End Stewartville-Racine Season
The Lakers left 9 runners on base, 7 in scoring position but the Sharks couldn't figure out Lane.
Faribault Lakers Taking One Game Approach
I'm sure every team believes they have to be playing their best to advance in the do or die situation that is the Minnesota Class C State Amateur Baseball Tournament.
Northfield and Dundas Advance as Mathison Brothers Pitch Gems
Todd Mathison went the distance scattering 6 hits with 9 strikeouts and no walks in the Dukes win and his younger brother Jake went the first 8 innings striking out 10 and walking 2 while allowing 5 hits. Both allowed 1 earned run in their victories.
Rice County Sheriff Declares Burning Restrictions
Recreational camp fires are also discouraged during the time period according to the Rice County Sheriff.
Medication Side Effects Can Be Worse Than the Health Problem
The disclaimer of possible side effects made me laugh out loud. "In some cases could cause death" they said. That was not the only thing included. Off the top of my bald head I recall them saying other side effects included "the possible development of cancer" and an "inc…
95th Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Tournament Opens Friday
The Faribault Lakers will open play this year against Stewartville-Racine in Shakopee at 5:00 p.m. Sunday. The game will be broadcast on POWER 96 Radio, 95.9 FM.
South Central College Awarded Automotive Service Program Grant
The college is also offering a first-of-it's-kind language course this fall, "Somali Language 1." It's the first Somali Language course to be offered at a community college in Minnesota.
Goodhue County Outstanding Senior Citizens Named
DeBoer's 75th birthday is Friday and Aunan is 77.