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.
Juicy Lucy’s Coming to Faribault September 6th
Crooked Pint is known for their wide range of award-winning Juicy Lucy's, like the Beer Cheese Lucy and the Peanut Butter and Bacon Lucy. In April of 2017, Crooked Pint won USA Today's Reader's Choice Award for Best Juicy Lucy in Minnesota.
Defeat of Jesse James Days and KDHL Share Milestones
It is the largest all-volunteer event in the state. September 7, 1876 was the date of the attempted robbery and Defeat of Jesse James Days celebrates the bravery of the townspeople that day.
Old Barns Makes Me Smile
I don't know why old barns are fascinating to me. They don't have to be red either but admittedly red is my favorite color.
New Medical Study Says Cutting Carbohydrates Not a Good Idea
Doctors involved in the study say the research indicates 50 to 55 percent of calories coming from carbohydrates is about the right mix.
Faribault Virtues Trail Grand Opening is Wednesday
The Virtues Trail between The Depot and new Crooked Pint restaurants will feature mirrored signs with virtue affirmations in three languages.
Outfield Collision Allows Lastrup to Defeat Waterville
The Indians took the lead in the bottom of the second inning when Ben Boran crushed the first pitch he saw over the left field fence for a two run homer.
Faribault Lakers End Stewartville-Racine Season
The Lakers left 9 runners on base, 7 in scoring position but the Sharks couldn't figure out Lane.
Faribault Lakers Taking One Game Approach
I'm sure every team believes they have to be playing their best to advance in the do or die situation that is the Minnesota Class C State Amateur Baseball Tournament.
Northfield and Dundas Advance as Mathison Brothers Pitch Gems
Todd Mathison went the distance scattering 6 hits with 9 strikeouts and no walks in the Dukes win and his younger brother Jake went the first 8 innings striking out 10 and walking 2 while allowing 5 hits. Both allowed 1 earned run in their victories.
Rice County Sheriff Declares Burning Restrictions
Recreational camp fires are also discouraged during the time period according to the Rice County Sheriff.