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.
Minnesota DNR EagleCam Shows Eaglets
he first eaglet hatched Sunday night. The second one hatched Monday afternoon.
Rice County Has Its First Confirmed Case of COVID-19
The news release states, "Limited information indicates the confirmed case is linked to recent international travel and was seen on an outpatient basis."
POEM: The Coronavirus Boys State High School Basketball Tournament
This is a poem I wrote on the eve of what would have been our 72nd year of baseline to baseline coverage of the MSHSL Boys State High School Basketball Tournament.
Buckham West to Offer Pickup Meal Service in Faribault
Phone 507-332-7680 to order a meal for the following day. Plan to pick up the meal between 11:30 a.m. and Noon that day. Park your vehicle in the parking lot on the west side of Buckham West. Your meal will be brought to you in your vehicle.
Faribault Joins Panic Mode. Is Rationing Needed ?
My parents both shared stories of the rationing of those days. Maybe we need to implement something similar now with the Coronavirus Pandemic.
MSHSL Limits Spring Sports and Activities Participation
I spoke earlier today with a couple of area Athletic Directors anticipating there might be an announcement concerning spring sports. They indicated they had not heard such talk but also said they would not be surprised. They hoped the spring seasons would not be cancelled. That obviously could st…
Downtown Faribault Apartment Fire Causes Heavy Damage
The Faribault Police Department, Faribault Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal’s Office performed an investigation on the fire. The results of the investigation are not available at this time.
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Girls Basketball State Tournament Debut
The game will be broadcast on POWER 96 Radio 95.9 FM and the FREE POWER 96 app worldwide.
Rice County Commissioners Approve DNR Grant
Yetzer said, "By upgrading to ten suits we would be able to put more suits into squad cars so you don't always have to wait for fire and rescue to arrive on scene."
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Boys Basketball Season Ends
Springfield was 10 of 13 from the free throw line while Waterville-Elysian-Morristown was 3 of 11. 2 of 9 in the second half.