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.
Kenyon-Wanamingo Qualifies Five Individuals, Zumbrota-Mazeppa Eight for State
The State Tournament begins Thursday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul with Zumbrota-Mazeppa and Kenyon-Wanamingo in the team tournament also.
Faribault and Northfield Qualify Three Wrestlers for State
The Northfield Raiders have three entrants. Eighth grader Jake Messner is the Section 1AAA 113 pound champion. sophomores Drew Woodley the 120 pound champion and Ethan Johnson the 145 pound champion
Faribault Girls Are Third Seed in Section 1AAA
Coach Bardal is confident his team will not look past Albert Lea Wednesday and play their best brand of ball saying the Falcons, "are three quality wins away from dancing." If that happens I'll join the huddle dance if they let me.
Bethlehem Academy Fourth Seed in Section 1A
Cardinal Head Coach Eric Hildebrandt was unsure where his team would shake out when he was on the Faribault Interiors show Saturday but he did say his team was, "Looking forward to the opportunity compete in the tournament." He added, "The goal is not just to get to Rochester but to …
Cannon Falls Senior Day Produces Best Offense of Season
The Bombers celebrated their four seniors. Ryan Dirckz, Isaac Banks, Gage Hildebrandt and Chase Reber were honored just before the introductions of the starting lineups for the game.
Faribault Falcon Boys Basketball Loses Foul Infested Game
The Falcons and Panthers combined to shoot 57 free throws in the game. Faribault was 20 of 31 and Rochester Century 18 of 26.
Details About Kenyon Carriage and Cutter Day on AM Minnesota
Details about this years 39th Annual Carriage and Cutter event in Kenyon this weekend on Thursday's AM Minnesota from Kenyon. Kenyon Police Chief Lee Sjolander expected to be one of the guests
Faribault Area Chamber President on AM Minnesota
There are a lot of topics to cover. For example the Y-Pro group is going to Buck Hill in Burnsville tomorrow to do some snow tubing.
Merlin Players to Perform ‘Barefoot in the Park’
It is the story of newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter who adjust to married life in a fifth story apartment in New York City. They deal with crazy neighbors and an overly intrusive mother-in-law. The result is one of Simon's funniest plays.
Bethlehem Academy Denies Boelter Open Meeting, Supporters Undaunted
The Fight For Franz group has decided to go forward with a meeting showing support for Boelter. The event takes place Wednesday, February 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Faribault American Legion.