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.
Rice County Public Safety Facility Planning Continues
The 109.25 acres was purchased from Faribault Foods for $1.65 million dollars.
Faribault Public School Board Votes to Follow CDC Mask Guidelines
Board member Jerry Robicheau made the motion and John Bellingham seconded to implement the CDC school recommendations.
Cannon Falls Football Flexes Muscles Against Pine Island
The featured game this week on KDHL is Cannon Falls homecoming game against Zumbrota-Mazeppa.
Faribault Area Schools Still Among Volleyball Elite
The Class A and AA Showcase is this weekend in Burnsville where often the rankings get shuffled a bit because the competition is so stiff.
Stewartville Football Defeats Faribault on Parents Night
The Falcons host Red Wing in their Homecoming game Friday night, September 24, 2021 with a 7:00 p.m. start.
Allina Wasting No Time With Demolition
Johnston Hall was once part of the Seabury Divinity School started by Bishop Henry Whipple. It was built in 1888 for $50,000. Constructed from Faribault Blue Limestone.
Spirit Fest is Saturday in Faribault
Father Louie told KDHL AM Minnesota listeners Wednesday the priest competition was pre-recorded and "A hoot" to participate in.
Faribault, Goodhue Football Cracks Class Top Ten
The Falcons opponent this week Stewartville is rated #9 in Class 4A.
Bethlehem Academy Volleyball Prevails at Kenyon-Wanamingo
K-W goes to Blooming Prairie Thursday with a 4-2 record, 1-1 in the Gopher. BA is 2-0 in the league. The Cardinals host Medford Friday night.
From Farm Kid to Minnesota FFA Hall of Fame
I have a feeling Jerry's Dad and Dean Curtis are smiling as wide as the Grand Canyon in Heaven seeing him continue the great tradition of service to farmers and their families in Minnesota. A very deserving honor for Jerry Groskreutz. Officially a member of the Minnesota FFA Hall of Fame.