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.
Randolph Softball and Baseball Shut Out Kenyon-Wanamingo
Rocket freshman right fielder Meredith Taylor clubbed a two run single to conclude her four hit day. Randolph freshman pitcher Morgyn Otte allowed just one hit while striking out 12 Knight batters
Sophia’s Law Starts and New Biodiesel Standard Today
Sophia's Law is named after a 7 year old who died from carbon monoxide poisoning on her family's boat. Also beginning today Minnesota becomes the first state in the nation to require a 20 percent biodiesel blend in a majority of diesel fuel sold in the state.
Rice County Outdoor Burning Revised and Warning Issued About Mail
The Rice County Sheriff's Office received numerous complaints over the weekend of people going through mailboxes. Authorities took reports from residents in rural Webster, Shieldsville, Lonsdale and the Montgomery Area.
Triton Baseball Sweeps Kenyon-Wanamingo
Triton Sophomore Derek Lilledahl threw a two hitter in the first game and senior Levi Smith allowed just one Knight hit in the second contest.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Discussed on AM Minnesota 4-30-2018
The definition of PTSD by the Mayo Clinic is, "A mental health condition triggered by a terrifying event. Either experienced or witnessed. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety."
Falcon Baseball Sweeps Jackson County Central
Austin Rendler had 4 RBI in the first game and 5 RBI in the other contest. In the first game Rendler had a home run in the fourth inning and another round tripper in the sixth inning. He had three of the Falcon 12 hits. Faribault had 12 hits in the second game also.
Faribault Softball Has Walk-Off Extra Inning Win over Mankato East
Junior McKayla Armbruster allowed just two hits and struck out 18, walked nobody and hit a batter while going the distance for the win. Only one Cougar did not struck out at least once against Armbruster, sophomore second baseman Ana Christofferson .
Rochester Lourdes Softball Pitcher Throws Perfect Game
Senior Right handed Lourdes pitcher Abbey Gapinski threw a perfect game while striking out 11 of the 15 batters she faced. Gapinski threw 67 pitches, 48 strikes with six of the strikeouts looking.
Senator Jasinski is on AM Minnesota Today
I know the expansion of highway 14 was one of his top priorities heading into the session and we'll find out the status of that proposed legislation.
Kenyon-Wanamingo and Zumbrota-Mazeppa Split Doubleheader
In the first game, which we broadcast on KDHL, the Cougars used a 6 run fifth inning to pull away for the win and in the second game the Knights collected 6 runs in the fifth leading to their victory.