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.
Triton Free Throws Difference in Girls Basketball Win over Cannon Falls
The Cobras host Pine Island Friday while Cannon Falls goes to Zumbrota-Mazeppa Thursday night.
Faribault vs Owatonna Boys Hockey Day Game Moved
The game will feature two of the top scoring teams in the conference. Rochester Century has 87 goals, Owatonna 70 and Faribault 68 total to top the Big Nine in all games played.
Hockey Day Rematch Rescheduled For Faribault vs Owatonna
The girls game features two of the top scoring teams in Minnesota high school girls hockey. Faribault has the third most goals in the state with 109 in 18 games. Owatonna ranks fifth with 107 goals in 18 games.
Undefeated W-E-M Girls in Top Five Rankings
Minneota was defeated by Goodhue in a showcase event at Kasson-Mantorville High School last weekend in a rematch of last year's Class 1A title game.
MBBN State Boys High School Basketball Rankings
Representing the Big Nine is Rochester Century, Mankato East and Austin. Waterville-Elysian-Morristown, Blooming Prairie and Hayfield are ranked teams from the Gopher Conference.
Sheriff Dunn “I Want Everyone to Sign Up”
You can go to your local police department or the Rice County Sheriff website to sign up or Sheriff Dunn said he or County Emergency Management Director Jennifer Hauer-Schmitz would be more than happy to assist people.
Faribault Area Chamber Gears Up for Flannel Formal
The Annual Chamber Gala is also coming up in February so expect more information about that on our program.
Northfield Sweeps Faribault in Two Close Basketball Games
The final free throw totals in the boys game were 25 of 35 for the Raiders, 6 of 10 for Faribault. In the girls game, 11 of 18 for Northfield, 3 of 11 for the Falcons.
Funeral Plans Finalized for Legendary St. Olaf Baseball Coach
Jim Dimick's record at St. Olaf was 587-320-15.
Big Nine Conference Boys Basketball Leader in State Rankings
The highest ranked Section 1A team is Blooming Prairie #12 with Hayfield rated #14. They are the only Section 1A teams in the rankings.