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Gordy Kosfeld

Gordy Kosfeld was born in the turkey capital of the world Worthington, Mn. Which explains a lot about our News and Sports Director. After graduating from Spring Valley High School in 1977 Gordy attended Brown Institute in Minneapolis, Mn. To begin his radio dream. After jobs in Desoto, Mo.,Ottumwa, Ia., North Platte, Ne. And Des Moines, Ia. He arrived at KDHL June1, 1987 as the News and Program Director. After Ingstad Broadcasting purchased KDHL/KQCL Gordy was the News Director exclusively. From 1997 to 1999 he left news and joined the Sales Department. Upon Gordy's return to News Director in 1999 he continued some sales work with an emphasis on sports marketing. In 2002 Gordy took over Sports Director duties. He's hosted the A.M. Minnesota public affairs program since 1988. The Associated Press honored Gordy with multiple awards in Nebraska in 1985 and 1986. Including best small market newscast and best documentary both years. His documentary on the 10th anniversary of the exit of The Vietnam war was selected best documentary regardless of market size. In Faribault Gordy's work has been recognized with Minnesota News Network awards. In 2001 he was honored with the Minnesota Emergency Management Directors Outstanding media radio award for work during a tornado that hit the Nortfield area. In 2009 and 2011 Gordy was honored by the Region one athletic directors for coverage of the region. He has also been the voice of the Carleton Knights for Over a decade. In 2001 he was named Grand Marshall of the Kenyon Carriage and Cutter Parade and in 2004 received Kenyon's key to the city award for work promoting the community during the Rose Fest celebration. Gordy was top walker for the March of Dimes Walk for Babies in 1990, 1991 and 1992. Has been Co-Chair of the Rice County Relay for Life American Cancer Society event for over a decade and for many years has helped with meal prep work for the community Thanksgiving dinner in Faribault. He was Faribault United Way Co-Fundraising Chair In 2009. Gordy has also been involved at Christ Lutheran Church serving as Council President.. He's been seen throughout the region announcing the Faribault Heritage Festival Parade since 1988 and the Dam Days parade in Morristown, Kolacky Days parade in Montgomery, Lonsdale Community Days parade, Dennison Days parade and Rose Fest parade in Kenyon. Has emceed the Rice County Fair Queen Coronation and Senior recognition program at the fair and Faribault Memorial Day Program at Central Park. In his spare time Gordy enjoys riding bike and going on international trips learning more about this planet. He also dabbles in poetry and shares some of his poems with KDHL listeners.
2015 Heritage Days Parade Grand Marshall Liz Strohfus at the mic
2015 Heritage Days Parade Grand Marshall Liz Strohfus at the mic
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Heritage Days Happenings Highlighted on AM Minnesota 6-19-2015

Organizers of the 2015 Faribault Heritage Days will be stopping by the KDHL studios. The weekend is loaded with fun events geared for the entire family.

For example, Trinity Lutheran Church in Faribault is having a FREE lunch from 11AM to to 1PM

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Hoosiers just might be my all-time favorite movie
Hoosiers just might be my all-time favorite movie
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Gordy’s Favorite Sports Movies

I recently saw the 1961 classic The Hustler, with Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason, and couldn't resist trying to think of all the sports movies I could and where I would rank them.

Just for fun, I thought I'd share them with you, and I would love to hear your favorites.  There

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From left: Kelly and Rick Dale, Peg Keilen and Tammy Schluter sit in the Tilt-a-Whirl car Rick Dale of "American Restoration" restored. Gordy Kosfeld / Townsquare Media
From left: Kelly and Rick Dale, Peg Keilen and Tammy Schluter sit in the Tilt-a-Whirl car Rick Dale of "American Restoration" restored. Gordy Kosfeld / Townsquare Media
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Tilt-A-Whirl Unveiling a Big Hit in Faribault

Thursday afternoon a totally restored Tilt-A-Whirl car was unveiled in front of Burkhartzmeyer Shoes in downtown Faribault.

Hundreds gathered to see the finished product, and most of them had their picture taken with American Restoratio

Paulette Jameson co-winner KDHL Medallion Hunt
Paulette Jameson co-winner KDHL Medallion Hunt
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KDHL Medallion Found

The 2015 KDHL Medallion Hunt is over.

Paulette and Ron Jameson of Faribault are the winners. Paulette stopped by the KDHL studios with the medallion and told us her husband was walking their daughter's dog Thursday morning when he walked along the trail in Spring Park and picked up some trash and deposited it in the waste can

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MSHSL State Baseball Tournament Continues
MSHSL State Baseball Tournament Continues
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MSHSL AA State Baseball Final Set

The No. 1-rated and No. 1-seeded and defending state champion St. Cloud Cathedral Crusaders face Minnehaha Academy in the championship game at Target Field on Monday.

St. Cloud Cathedral defeated Marshall 5-2 and the Minnehaha Academy Redhawks downed the Rochester Lourdes Eagles 6-2 in semifinal action Friday at Dick Putz Field in St

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