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.
Severe Weather Awareness Week Thursday Tornado Drill Day
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Former Uhlir’s Orchard Property to Become Automotive Repair Shop
Voracek told KDHL, "We actually did allow that property to be re-zoned for that business to go into that space. So you'll actually see that property cleaned up soon. I think it's actually been about 15 years since anything decent has been in there so that will be nice."
Severe Weather Awareness 2021 Wednesday Floods
Coming home after a flood. Your home may be contaminated. Make sure power and gas are off. Photograph damage and contact insurance agent.
Rice County Fair Still Waiting for Governor to Allow More People
Dvorak said 4-H is not making any decisions until June. I asked the last possible date a decision needs to be made and he responded the first of June. Dvorak said he preferred some information from the Governor's office by mid-May because the number of people allowed will be the deciding fact…
Bethlehem Academy Fastpitch Defeats Cleveland
Bethlehem Academy hosts United South Central Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at Alexander Park Diamond #3.
Severe Weather Awareness Tuesday, Storms, Hail, Lightning
Lightning kills around 100 Americans each year with about 300 injuries.
Pony Express Never Used Ponies
The Pony Express ended on October 24, 1861 when the Western Union completed the transcontinental telegraph line at Salt Lake City.
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Alerts and Warnings
This would be a great time to sign up for Everbridge.
Hayfield Welcomes Home Their State Champions
Head Coach Chris Pack said the Vikings played their three state tournament games about as close to perfect as possible.
Wayzata Wins Big Schools State Boys Basketball Title
The Minnesota State High School League noted for the first time in boys basketball state tournament history, an all-African American crew officiated a championship game.