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.
Get to Know the Candidates: Minnesota House District 24B
Brian Daniels (IR) is hoping to retain his seat for a 4th term while it's the first venture into politics for Ashley Martinez-Perez (DFL).
Kenyon Down Pine Island Up in COVID-19 Cases by City
The total number of laboratory tests conducted to date in Goodhue County is 22,413 with a positive rate of 2.6%.
Minnesota Speed Test Initiative Take the FREE Broadband Test
The goal is to create the most accurate mapping in the nation and give community leaders the tools they need to expand broadband networks.
Bethlehem Academy Volleyball Dominates Blooming Prairie
Blooming Praire hosts Maple River Thursday while BA had their match at United South Central postponed due to COVID-19 issues in the Wells area.
Rice County Health Official Predicts Another Year of COVID-19
When asked about a vaccine for COVID-19 Purfeerst said the general public probably won't see a vaccine until late spring or early summer.
Minnesota High School Volleyball Rankings Week Two
Faribault Bethlehem Academy, Cannon Falls, Kenyon-Wanamingo, Fillmore Central, Alden-Conger, Prior Lake were all mentioned on one ballot in their respective classes.
Faribault Fire Department had a Busy Sunday
Another fatal accident occurred in Dakota County this morning.
Faribault Has Two Conference Champions at Swim Meet
The Panthers had 388 total points. Northfield was second with 372. Rochester Mayo was third with 297.5.
WEM Volleyball Too Much Old Salt for Bethlehem Academy
Bethlehem Academy travels to Blooming Prairie Tuesday for a match that will be on KDHL Radio, 920 AM beginning 7:00 p.m.
Rice County Public Drone Hearing Draws No Comments
During one of this year's special sessions of the state legislature apparently they passed a statute requiring a public hearing for law enforcement use of drones.