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 Skates Past John Marshall
Faribault is 2-1, Rochester John Marshall 1-2. The Falcons host Fairmont Tuesday while John Marshall has St. Paul Johnson come to Rochester Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
Faribault Girls Hockey Has 63 Shots in Win Over John Marshall
Faribault is 8-1, John Marshall falls to 2-6. The Rockets host Fairmont Saturday at 5:00 p.m. while the Falcons are in New Ulm for a 3:00 p.m. game.
Randolph Boys Basketball Pulls Away From Triton
Triton is 1-2, hosts Zumbrota-Mazeppa Tuesday before going to Faribault Bethlehem Academy next Thursday. Randolph entertains Kingsland Friday night, Grand Meadow Tuesday before going to Goodhue next Thursday.
First English Lutheran Faribault Bake Sale is Saturday
Representatives of First English Lutheran Church of Faribault will be guests on today's KDHL AM Minnesota program They will give us details about their annual Bake Sale and Advent Tea coming up this Saturday.
Two Big Nine Teams in Preseason Class 3A Boys Basketball Poll
In Class 2A the Waseca Bluejays are number one after moing down from Class 3A last season. Lake City is #2, Caledonia #3. Jordan is #9.
Lourdes Tops Class 2A Girls Basketball Poll
In Class 1A it appears the pollsters forgot about last years runner-up Goodhue. In Class 2A Medford should also probably be ranked. All they did last year was go undefeated during the regular season and much of the team is back including their outstanding point guard Kiley Nihart.
Faribault’s Williamson Third in State in Girls Hockey Points
Williamson is now tied for third in points in the state and 4th in goals. Senior Goalie Mikayla Bohner is tied for most wins in Minnesota girls hockey with 7. Bohner is 8th in Goals Against Average and 9th in Save Percentage.
Kenyon-Wanamingo Boys Defeat Bethlehem Academy in Season Opener
The statistic of the game was the 19 points off the bench for Kenyon-Wanamingo and 6 points for Bethlehem Academy.
Paradise Community Theater to Perform Peter Pan
Opening night, December 5th everyone gets in for $10.
Faribault Policeman Recognized for DWI Arrests
Between 2014 and 2018, 35 people died in drunk driving related crashes during the holiday DWI extra enforcement period.