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.
Sheriff Dunn Thanks Rice County Residents for Their Support
The late Pastor Craig Breimhorst used to tell me all the time how good Troy was at delivering bad news (a death notice, etc,) to people. "Best I've ever seen," he would say, "his compassion came through every time I joined him on such calls."
Kasson-Mantorville Class 3A State 2nd Place
Class 4A All-State selections included Northfield juniors Sydney Jaynes and Teagan Timperly along with Rochester Century junior Paige Decker.
Cannon Falls Volleyball Ends Season at State
Sauk Centre defeated Jackson County Central for the Class AA State title.
Bethlehem Academy Volleyball Finishes 3rd at State
My final Class A volleyball poll uses the MSHSL State Tournament to determine the top 8 seeds because they got there.
Cannon Falls Volleyball Playing on Final Day of Season
Fellow Hiawatha Valley League Conference member Kasson-Mantorville defeated New Prague in the Class 3A Semifinals in 4 sets to punch their ticket into the title match tomorrow against perennial power Marshall.
Bethlehem Academy Volleyball to Play for Third Place
Kasson-Mantorville is playing for the Class 3A Championship Saturday against perennial powerhouse Marshall.
Bethlehem Academy Volleyball Flies Into Semifinals
Bethlehem Academy is going to have to step it up another notch to get past Mayer Lutheran.
Class 2A State Volleyball Top Seeds Upset in First Matches
There were some early upsets today at the State Volleyball Tournament
Kasson-Mantorville Wins, Lakeville North Loses State Volleyball
The KoMets and New Prague will play Friday night at 7:00 p.m. after Marshall and Grand Rapids square off at 5:00 p.m. in the other Class 3A Semifinals match.
Watts is Faribault Winterfest Parade Grand Marshal
In addtion to the parade on December 4, 2021 there will be a craft bizarre at 10,000 Drops Craft Distillers, 14th Annual Alexander Faribault House Christmas Open House, Sleds on Central Snowmobile Show hosted by Faribault Sno-Go Club, fireworks and more.