I was born in Worthington, MN, and grew up in Spring Valley, MN, where I graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1977 and later the Brown Institute Minneapolis. I've worked in Desoto, MO; Ottumwa, IA; North Platte, NE; Des Moines, IA; and Rochester, MN; Started KDHL June 1, 1987, where I serve as the News and Program Director. From 1997-99, I left news to join sales dept. and returned as the News Director in 1999, continued sales work. In 2002, I also became the 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 Boys Hockey Ties with Mankato West
Faribault hosts Winona Saturday at Noon. The Hockey Day Minnesota event will be broadcast on KDHL Radio 920 AM and 97.9 FM.
Bethlehem Academy Girls Basketball Defeats NRHEG
Both teams are now 2-7 in Gopher Conference games. Bethlehem Academy is 2-8 overall and NR-H-E-G is 4-8.
Rice County 2021 Emergency Election Plan Passed
Commissioners also unanimously approved several requests for funds to assist townships through the Minnesota Local Roadway Improvement Program.
Kenyon is Proud of New Police Station
The Kenyon Police Chief says, "Old medications can be dropped off inside the front door of the new station. It's open 24/7 so you can drop your prescriptions off and then we have those incinerated." A food pantry is still in the front of the old police station.
Faribault Wrestling Finally Gets Respect
Falcon Gael Ramirez picked up is 100th career win Saturday to join his brother Felipe for that distinguished milestone. They become only the second brothers to accomplish the feat in Faribault Falcons history. The other brothers were Kris and Jake Thielbar.
Bethlehem Academy Boys Basketball Defeats Blooming Prairie
The Cardinals are scheduled to go to New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Tuesday while the Awesome Blossoms head to Medford the same night.
Garage Lost in Faribault Fire
Faribault Fire and Police did an investigation and ruled the fire was accidental.
Faribault Boys Hockey Rolls Over Albert Lea
The Falcons travel to Mankato West Tuesday, host Winona Saturday.
Faribault Emergency Management Director Talks COVID
In addition to the fairgrounds Dienst says the Faribault Public Works Shop might be a good location for a mass vaccination event.
Northfield Hospital No Additional COVID Vaccine Available for First Dose
If you have an appointment scheduled for second dose, you will get your vaccine. Please keep your second dose appointment.