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 Fire Department had a Busy Sunday
Another fatal accident occurred in Dakota County this morning.
Free COVID-19 Testing Coming to Faribault Next Week
The tests are open to anyone who feels they need to be tested whether they have symptoms or not.
Minnesota Volleyball Fans Now Allowed in the Stands
I spoke with a few Activities Directors in the KDHL area and some are not happy with the timing of this decision. Many purchased streaming services they would not have purchased had this guideline been in place.
Faribault Chili Cook-Off Winners Announced
Trinity Lutheran Church North Morristown is having their annual Fall Dinner Sunday, October 11, 2020. Take-Outs only .
Horse with Minnesota Connection Pulled from Kentucky Derby
Finnick the Fierce had been 50 to 1 to win the Kentucky Derby.
Semi-Tractor Fire at Jennie-O Turkey Store Feed Mill
The semi tractor fire will be documented as a failure of equipment.
Faribault Superintendent Thankful Governor Allowed Local Plans
Buses will operate at 50 percent capacity.
Cannon Valley Trail Biking is Booming
Minnesota's total miles of bike trails is over 4,000. That ranks second in the nation. Only Washington state has more.
Owatonna Man Saved by Family from Possible Drowning
Sheriff Dunn told KDHL this morning Mejia is in stable condition and responsive so some lifesaving awards might be given.
Three Rice County Residents Injured in ATV Crash
The dump truck attempted to stop but struck the ATV in the roadway.