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.
Rice County Judge Dismisses Child Pornography Against Juvenile
Judge Cajacob wrote that Minnesota's child pornography law is designed to protect children from victimization and using it to punish the girl, "produces an absurd, unreasonable, and unjust result that utterly confounds the stated purpose of the statute."
Faribault Turkey Barn Fire Kills All the Poultry
The cause of the fire is under investigation. Chief Dienst says "The Faribault Fire Department will work closely with the State Fire Marshal's Office, the owners of the barn and private investigators to determine the cause."
Northfield Girls Bring Home Some Hardware
Northfield got a stop to start the second half and then a quick bucket on offense with a gorgeous high-low attack for a layup to tie the game and I thought here we go. They just couldn’t stop the turnover woes.
Randolph Man Convicted of Baseball Bat Assault
Bauer told the victim, "tonight is the night you die." He hit the victim in the head three times with the bat.
Northfield Nearly Beats Austin in Boys Section Final
Northfield Head Coach Andy Berkvam told KDHL he was so proud of how his team battled and executed whatever the coaches asked them to do. Packer Head Coach Kris Fadness said Northfield took advantage of his team's lack of discipline in the second half and it nearly cost them the game.
Northfield is Playing for a State Championship
Northfield will play Robbinsdale Cooper Saturday 6:00 p.m. for Class 3A State Championship.
Byron’s Lee Not Enough Touches in Loss to Sauk Centre
The free throw line was the difference with Sauk Centre going 20 of 25 from the line and Byron 7 of 10. The Bears had 4 more field goals in the game and the Mainstreeters had just one more three point basket (7-6).
Lakeville North Faces Eastview in State Semis
The Panthers lost to Eastview on December 12 in Apple Valley 62-59 in overtime and fell January 26 in Lakeville 68-59.
Rice County Township Election Results 2018
Township government has often been called grassroots politics at it's finest.
Minnesota Township Election Day is Today
In Rice County there are 14 townships and their polling hours vary.