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.
Tonic Sol-fa Lead Singer on KDHL
The description of what the concert experience will be says they are, "Fusing a big band spirit with an inventive edge, more risky than Michael Buble, more modern than Sinatra."
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Softball Sweeps Medford
Trista Hering was the winning pitcher in game one and Delaney Donahue in game two for the Buccaneers.
Faribault Softball Cruises to 5 Inning Win Over Owatonna
Our Faribault State Farm Insurance agents Faribault players of the game were Mckayla Armbruster, Ellie Knutson, Lauren Steinberg and Lauren O'Neil.
Faribault Softball #2, Northfield #3 Class 3A Softball Rankings
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown jumped to #2 in Class 1A.
Faribault Area Community Band Tribute is May 18
A dedication for the completed Memorial has been postponed until construction has been completed on Highway 60 in Faribault which runs right by the Memorial.
Rice County Highway Departments Lifts Some Spring Load Restrictions
The Sheriff says, "We thank everyone for their patience. Please remember to wear your Personal Flotation Devices (PFD's) when boating and be cautious to debris in and around our lakes, rivers and waterways."
Bethlehem Academy Softball Getting Better Each Game
Our Faribault State Farm Insurance agents Faribault players of the game were Maria Hunt, Kate Trump, Nicole Menard, Jace Jasinski, Maggie Viland and Kate Jasinski.
Rice County Revenues Down in 2018
O'Connell told Commissioners they will be receiving the 2018 audit report soon.
Zumbrota-Mazeppa Baseball Defeats Cannon Falls
The Bombers drop to 10-4 and Cougars went to 4-9 with the win.
80’s Prom Night at Paradise Center for the Arts in Faribault
The show is 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10th. Tickets are $20 for members, $25 for non-members and $15 for students.