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.
Buckham West Faribault Adjusting to Governor’s Mandate
The Rice County Sheriff's Office also announced recently, "With the rise in the number of local COVID-19 cases" they are discontinuing civil fingerprinting on November 25, 2020
WEM Volleyball Defeats Minneota to End Perfect Season
The two teams were ranked by the Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association #1 (Minneota) and #2 all season. The Vikings two time defending state champions.
Cannon Falls Football Achieves Three-Peat
Cannon Falls averaged 44.6 points per game this season while giving up 18.6.
Final Football Game For Bethlehem Academy is Memorable
Bethlehem Academy finished their COVID-19 shortened season 2-5, New Ulm Cathedral 4-3.
Explosive Device Found in Rice County Northfield Township Ditch
Dunn says, "If anyone has information about this or saw anything in the area recently, you are asked to contact the Rice County Sheriff's Office Investigations Unit at 507-334-4391 or Northfield Police Department at 507-645-4475."
Bethlehem Academy Volleyball Defeats Goodhue
Cardinals Head Coach Chris Bothun told me the team did have an "Exceptional year. It was a shame they didn't get to have a normal season." Bothun said the leadership provided by Radatz and Tutak during this abnormal year, to say the least, was a driving force for the success of the …
Faribault High School DECA Club Great College Preparatory
Wolff says, "It's a really cool opportunity and if high schoolers don't do DECA I don't know what prepares them for college."
Falcons Cunnniff Achieves 1,000th Dig
Cunniff needs 25 kills to break the school record.
Faribault Football Ends Season with Win
The ten seniors on the Faribault team were named our Malecha's Auto Body Crunch Time Faribault players of the game.
Rice County Public Health Director ‘We Need to Work Together’
Purfeerst bluntly stated, "People are dying so we just need everybody to work together."