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 Couple Chosen Rice County 2019 Senior Citizens of Year
I have been on a couple trips overseas with the Schraders and can tell you this couple, now in their 80's have the energy of people much younger. They are like sponges in obtaining more knowledge about the world we live in. I enjoyed my visits with them in those foreign environments.
Faribault Lakers Extend Win Streak to Five
New Market has clinched the top seed in Region 3C. St. Patrick has clinched a first round bye. The other two first round byes are yet to be determined with the final games this weekend.
Cannon Falls Food Trucks Ordinance on Hold
Mayor Althoff said the council had a long discussion and set the preliminary tax levy at a 6.55 percent increase.
Rice County Fair Opening Night Makes History
Each woman told KDHL they were shocked when they heard their name called because all the ladies involved in the contest were awesome.
Rice County Fair is Ready to Roll
Dvorak emphasized the Passports to Fun will be available through Tuesday evening and a decision could be made to extend the sales to Wednesday depending on the number sold.
Faribault Lakers Edge New Market on Rick Rost Day
A large replica ball sign was presented to Rost by Charlie Reuvers and Adam Kline.
Wanamingo Jacks Win 12th Straight Game
The Jacks host Waseca 2:00 p.m. Sunday while the Diamondbacks entertain the Owatonna Aces at 1:00 p.m.
Faribault Lakers Defeat Montgomery Mallards
Faribault 12-11, hosts New Market Sunday at 2:00 p.m. The Lakers are inducting former team member and long time Faribault High School baseball coach Rick Rost into the Bell Field Hall of Fame. The Faribault native also played football and baseball at St. Olaf College in Northfield.
Northfield Trap Shoot Team State Details on KDHL
Sam Miller of Northfield placed 5th among the top 100 individual shooters in the state.
City of Kenyon Receives Over $600,000 From State
Kenyon receives $672,096 to assist with construction of streets, water, sewer and electric utilities for a new business park.