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 Emeralds Place 6th in Jazz at State Dance
The Big 9 Conference Champion Emeralds had two performers named to the Class 2A All-Tournament Jazz Team. Seniors Sarah Howell and Tessa Longshore were among 12 selected for the team.
Minnesota District 24B State Representative Daniels on KDHL
Representative Daniels is a member of the Education Finance Division Committee, Greater Minnesota Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division Committee and Higher Education Finance and Policy Division Committee in the Minnesota House of Representatives.
Farmington Wins Double Overtime Thriller for Section Title
Lakeville North ends their season 17-10-1, Farmington has a 15-11-2 mark going into the state seeding meeting this weekend.
Rochester Lourdes Girls Hockey Defeats Faribault Win Section
The State Tournament bound Eagles are 15-9-1. They will seed the tournament this weekend. Class A begins Wednesday at the Excel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Faribault Boys Hockey Gives Rochester Century a Game
Total shots on goal were Rochester Century 52, Faribault 29.
Faribault Girls Basketball Win Fueled by Fronk Double Double
The Falcons are now 5-15 overall, 5-11 in the Big 9. Winona fell to 3-17 overall, 2-15 in Big 9 action.
Faribault Police Department Recognizes Excellence
Chief Bohlen told the Faribault City Council, "Our drug task force over the last six years has been an integral part of dropping our crime rate over 30 percent in this state."
Rice County Still Dealing with the Storm Damage
The County Board of Commissioners approved the contract with Castle Rock Contracting and Tree, LLC at the $3.00 per lineal foot, not to exceed $175,000.
Zumbrota-Mazeppa Boys Basketball Beats Bethlehem Academy
Bethlehem Academy is scheduled to host Wabasha-Kellogg Tuesday night. Zumbrota-Mazeppa has a game at Tri-City United Tuesday on their schedule.
Senator Jasinski Supports Governor Walz Desire to Increase Local Government Aid
Another measure sponsored by the Faribault lawmaker provides 1.4 million dollars to South Central College in Faribault for roof repair.