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.
Minnesota Basketball News Latest High School Rankings
The Goodhue girls move up to #2 in Class 2A after their convincing win last week over Minneota. The Goodhue boys are now rated #18 in Class 1A.
Let’s Play Hockey Updated Minnesota High School Rankings
Three Big Nine boys teams and two Big Nine girls teams are among the state's elite.
Northfield State Legislator Outlines Priorities
Commissioner Galen Malecha suggested municipalities should have the same opportunity counties have to impose a local option sales tax to help fund transportation projects.
Z-M Claws Out Win Over Cannon Falls
Cannon Falls next game is Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at Goodhue. Z-M hosts Pine Island Friday and Kenyon-Wanamingo Monday.
Rice County Hopes to Fund New Jail Construction with Sales Tax
The sales tax proposal would take the total burden off property taxpayers. It would also need legislative permission and voter approval.
Faribault Fire Chief Says Space Heaters Okay When Used Properly
One of the recommendations the Faribault Fire Chief made is to plug the space heater directly into an outlet. Don't use an extension cord.
Faribault Rolls Over Austin on Mites Night
Faribault (3-5, 4-10) is scheduled to host John Marshall (2-1, 4-7) Tuesday but the Rockets game with Mayo Saturday was postponed. The Rockets versus Northfield game last Thursday was also postponed.
Top Stays Same in Latest MBBN Boys Basketball Rankings
The K-W Knights played a tight game against Hayfield in the Vikings Fjord earlier this week.
Goodhue Girls Now Rated #3 in Class 2A Basketball
It's been awhile since no Lakeville schools were in the Top 20.
Rice County Highway Engineer Optimistic About 6-Legged Roundabout
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