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.
Senator Jasinski Says Some People Need a Civics Lesson
Jasinski says their top job this session is balancing the approximately 50 billion dollar budget with a projected 1.3 billion dollar deficit.
Faribault Was in Great Mourning This Date 1883
You can see the tombstone is in rough shape. Mr. Shipley gave the supreme sacrifice for Faribault so it would be nice to have a better tribute to the man don't you think?
Faribault Superintendent Says Distance Learning Possible in Future
Sesker says the new covid coordinator position is working well, "I don't know how Nicole Yochum and I could have kept track of all those different pieces."
Faribault Chamber Executive Upset About Governor’s “Theatrics”
The Faribault Chamber Executive says, "The theatrics involved with this, I'm calling b.s. on behalf of my businesses that are sitting and waiting for information that they need that they could have."
Faribault City Council Selects New Vice-Mayor
The council members also did a thumbs up during the ZOOM meeting when City Administrator Tim Murray suggested Police Chief Andy Bohlen be appointed the Deputy City Administrator.
Goodhue County Sheriff Still Investigating Fire Death
Chief Deputy Jeremy Lerfald told KDHL they are working with the Medical Examiner but were given no timeline on when they could expect an identification.
Docken Selected New Rice County Board Chair Purfeerst Vice Chair
Commissioners did approve the hiring of two full time and one part time custodian.
Paradise Center for the Arts Paying Off Debt
Nelson is hoping the City of Faribault comes through with Paradise's request for $250,000 to assist in eliminating their mortgage debt.
Kenyon Home Destroyed by Fire Mysterious Death Involved
All Peterson family members are accounted for and I was told the vehicle did not belong to any Peterson family members.
New Faribault Park Could be Named Pelagie
According to the Minnesota State Legislature Jean-Baptiste Faribault was the first white settler to practice agriculture in the state.