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It’s Time For The Boys Of Summer

I know the girls state high school basketball tournament is this week, and I don't want to slight the ladies, but with the high temperatures of the last week I can't help but think of baseball season...

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Let the games begin.
Let the games begin.

KDHL Baseline-To-Baseline Coverage In Its 67th Year

KDHL Radio has covered the Minnesota Boys State High School Basketball Tournament since going on the airwaves in 1948 -- from the single class to the double class to today's four classes...

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Honus Wagner at the plate

It’s Honus Wagner’s Birthday: 2-24-2015

Honus Wagner (John Peter Wagner) may have been the greatest all-around baseball player to wear a professional uniform. He was born Feb. 24, 1874, in Pennsylvania and died Dec...

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Faribault Emeralds Debate Rages On

The controversy surrounding the Faribault Emeralds High Kick dance team championship continues. Our Twitter and Facebook accounts were abuzz with conversation about it and all the major radio talk show stations in the Twin Cities were getting listeners to weigh in on the happenings...

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State Dance Protest

Congratulations to Emeralds on State Championship

The Faribault Emeralds dance team performed their way to a 10th high kick division title at the Target Center in downtown Minneapolis on Saturday night...

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Pancakes and Sausage

It’s Not About The Pancakes Or The Nuts

I joined fellow Faribault Lions Club members Sunday in working at the 49th annual Pancake and Sausage Feast at the Faribault Eagles Club. We served about 700 people...

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Riverside Arena Austin
Riverside Arena Austin

Poll: Should High School Hockey Games End in Ties?

I propose a shootout.

Saturday, the Faribault Falcons and Austin Packers had an exciting game at Riverside Arena in Austin, and it was a pleasure to broadcast...

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President Obama’s Plan for Free Higher Education is Nothing New

Last Friday, President Barack Obama told the nation he was going to propose during his State of The Union address that every American be able to receive a free community college education -- the first two years of community college would be provided tuition-free


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mom and dad probably in early 50's

My Dad’s Heavenly Birthday

Monday marked my Dad’s 10th heavenly birthday

It’s hard to believe it’s been a decade since he passed away


From his existence on Earth, in a nursing home bed

At the funeral my eyes didn’t turn red


Oh I missed him and still do, but I am just so certain

For him it wasn’t the final curtain


A God fearing man who didn’t just talk about faith and doing what’s right

He was a terrific role model of a Christian, a Bible warrior, oh we’d still fight


But I never, ever heard him take the Lord’s name in vain

Oh he did swear, but God’s name he wouldn’t stain


He would provide a free motel room to someone homeless or down on their luck

The Bible remember tells us to befriend a stranger who in life might be stuck


The stories of Christian love are too many to list here

He also taught us to have a healthy fear


Of the devil and what evil he can master

We are too quick to blame God when there is a disaster


I think of my Dad and Mom nearly every day

I’m pretty certain for them it was the same way


They just didn’t talk about it or write a poem

As through this life they did roam


Happy 10th Heavenly Birthday Dad I do miss you much

Our Biblical discussions my heart did touch


I’m a bit lost spiritually without those I must say

But I do thank you for showing me the way


Now, I don’t know why but whenever I see the moon at night

I think of you, in heaven and it’s outta sight


I’m sure Mom is there too and your brother and sister

Your Mom and Dad and I don’t think you play twister


I’ll bet church in heaven is as good as church can be

No sad songs there, praising God with glee


No tears, no cancer, other diseases, or death at all

No devil to try and make you from heavenly grace fall


Just total elation, no expectation, just being

I can’t even imagine the glories you are seeing

This might be my parents wedding photo because we have never seen one and I know Dad came to work one day and told Mom they would go to a church and get married.  S...

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Burkhartzmeyers Shoes Sign

Burkhartzmeyers Is More Than A Shoe Store

Feet are Burkhartzmeyers Specialty


I’m very honored to have Burkhartzmeyer Shoes sponsor my posts

I’ll do my best to make them respectful and not roasts


For you see it was Al Burkhartzmeyer, who many years ago

Made me feel welcome shortly after arriving in Faribault


I was simply walking down Central Avenue one summer day

When Al walked up to me and with that smile of his did say


I enjoy listening to your news in the morning keep up the good job

That was in 1987 and I’ve never forgotten, see it didn’t take a mob


Just one person’s kindness is remembered all these years later

A simple smile and simple sentence, not an ego inflater


I don’t know how many pairs of shoes I’ve purchased from their store

I know Lord willing, I’ll purchase many more


Not just because of Al’s kindness, but because they know how to treat people

When you enter Burkhartzmeyers you are the Altar in the Steeple


By that I mean you get all their attention and they genuinely care

You aren’t just a sale to them you are a friend, a breath of fresh air


It is my belief that is the key to the success of Burkhartmeyers Shoes

The fitting chairs in their store are their pews


It wasn’t too long ago I stopped by and count it as good luck

In the store, was Mr...

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