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.
Faribault with Four State Ranked Wrestlers at Holiday Break
The top ranked Class AAA team is not Apple Valley but Anoka. Apple Valley is second, Albert Lea Area third and Owatonna eighth.
Edina Still Tops in Boys, Blake Number One in AA Girls Hockey
In the girls rankings Blake is now number one, Centennial number two and Edina number three. In Class AA boys following Edina is Minnetonka, and St. Thomas Academy.
Northfield Boys Hockey Moves Back in Rankings
Warroad is on top in the Class A girls rankings. Red Wing is third and Rochester Lourdes 18th. The Faribault Falcons play Rochester Lourdes in Austin 1:00 p.m. Wednesday December 27th.
Northfield Chamber Awards Announced
Imminent Brewing was named Business of the Year 2018, Rick Estenson of First National Bank is 2018 Business Person of the Year and Julie Haley 2018 Ambassador of the Year according to the Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce.
Latest Minnesota Basketball News Girls Rankings
The Falcons recently have had trouble closing out games and Head Coach Bill Bardal says they want to be good at the end of the year. Not at the holiday break. The Northfield Raiders climbed to the #3 spot in Class 3A with Red Wing on their heels at #4.
Latest Minnesota Basketball News Boys Rankings
There are still four Big Nine Conference teams in the rankings. Rochester John Marshall, Mankato East, Austin and Northfield.
A Christmas Miracle for Me
The miracle I speak of is the lesson I was taught by a simple gesture of the heart. More than one actually.
Zumbrota-Mazeppa Girls Outscore Kenyon-Wanamingo in Three Fest
The Cougars led 51-38 at the half and had a 20 point lead about midway through the second half. Kenyon-Wanamingo was playing without two of their starters.
Faribault Area Senior Center Executive Director on KDHL
We will get an update on the construction for the expansion of the facility in downtown Faribault. Met-Con Of Faribault is the contractor for the project and a number of local companies are contributing some of the materials for the building. Sage and Daiken are a couple of the major contributors …
Faribault Boys Hockey Defeats Red Wing on Road
The Falcons now have more points in the Big Nine than six other teams.