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.
Turnout Low at GOP and DFL Faribault Caucuses
In the gubernatorial preference ballot Jeff Johnson and Phillip Parrish tied for the lead among Republicans. Tim Walz received more than half of all votes cast among Democrats.
Paradise Center for the Arts February Events on AM Minnesota 2-5-2018
Minnesota singer-songwriter Martin Zellar and his band The Hardaways peform this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Paradise Center for the Arts in Faribault.
Rice County DFL Caucus is Tuesday, February 6
Attendees will learn about this year's candidates, debate resolutions for the Party Platform, elect new precinct chairs, select delegates for the upcoming conventions and take part in a gubernatorial preference ballot.
Rice County GOP Caucus Tuesday Evening February 6
Caucus locations are Northfield High School, Montgomery-Lonsdale East Elementary School and Faribault High School.
Faribault Girls Hockey Hosts Waseca Wednesday in Playoffs
Let's pack the arena in support of these ladies. If they win they travel to Rochester Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. and play at Graham Arena.
My Super Bowl Memories of Viking Defeats
A ticket for the first Super Bowl between the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs was $12.00 and the game was not close to a sell out.
Four Girls Basketball Teams in Section One Class A are Ranked
Northfield dropped from #2 to #5 after losing to Owatonna last week. Red Wing is #9 and Faribault nearly knocked off the Raiders last weekend. The Falcons are playing very well right now.
Five Big Nine Boys Basketball Teams Still Ranked
In Class 4A Rochester John Marshall has been locked into the #9 spot for awhile. Owatonna is #17 and got another impressive win in the Big Nine last week, defeating Northfield. In Class 3A Austin is still #2 (their only loss was to Owatonna), Mankato East #4 and Northfield #5. Also from our area …
Faribault Pedestrian Struck by Train Expected to Survive
The Faribault Police Chief says he is expected to survive. Bohlen adds, "The police department believes alcohol was a factor with the pedestrian."
Faribault Girls Hockey Ends Regular Season with Win
Five different Faribault players scored in the lopsided affair. Two of the goals came on the power play. According to the game sheet Mikayla Bohner played in net the entire game for Faribault and did not allow a goal in the final two periods of the game.