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.
Faribault Girls Basketball Celebrates Senior Night Loses to JM
Tuesday Faribault hosts Mankato West and Friday they entertain Northfield in a girls/boys doubleheader.
Author of ‘How Will You Be Remembered’ on KDHL
I chose this topic because it's President's Day. When we talk about past presidents we often discuss their legacies. In his book Lucy says you don't have to leave lots of money or be famous to leave a lasting legacy. Simply sharing family stories is his recommendation.
Kenyon-Wanamingo Girls Basketball Starts Playoffs in Winona
To show you how tough this section is, Stewartville (16-8) is the #6 seed and ranked #12 in the state. Top seed Lake City is rated #18 in Class 2A by Minnesota Basketball News.
Bethlehem Academy Start Playoffs on Road Tuesday
The winner in the BA game goes to #3 seed Hayfield Thursday night.
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Boys Basketball in Top 10
The Big 9 has four teams ranked in the top 11 in Class 3A. Mankato East is #3, Austin #5, Winona #10 and Northfield #11.
Medford Girls Basketball Continues Gaining Respect
My sleeper in Section 1 Class 3A is the Kasson-Mantorville KoMets.
Northfield, Kenyon-Wanamingo, Goodhue Wrestling Advance to State
The Hiawatha Valley League will have two teams at state this year. Kenyon-Wanamingo and Goodhue are both in Class A.
Faribault Emeralds Place Third at State High Kick
Fellow Big 9 competitor Austin was 5th in Class AA. Lakeville North and Eastview of Apple Valley placed 2nd and 3rd in Class AAA. Lake City finished 4th in Class A.
Bethelehem Academy Boys Basketball Falls to Hayfield
The difference in the game was at the free throw line. Hayfield was 10 of 13 and Bethlehem Academy 6 of 8.
Owatonna Girls Basketball Defeats Faribault
Medford remainded unbeaten and Grand Meadow suffered their first loss of the season Friday night.