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.
Randolph Baseball Defeats Cannon Falls
Randolph ends their regular season 17-2. Cannon Falls is 12-7 and will play at Rochester Monday evening at 5:00 p.m. in the overall Hiawatha Valley League Championship game. The Bombers were the Blue Division H-V-L champs.
Faribault Baseball Seniors Celebrate Season Finale Win
The six seniors were our Faribault State Farm Insurance agents Faribault players of the game Joe Palmer, Mitch Nelson, Kipp Bonde, Andy Prange, Billy Vieberg and Dan Drevlow.
Faribault Farmers Market Starts Soon
The first market of the season is June 1 with Saturday sales taking place through October. There is a Wednesday sale July through September.
Big Nine Still Dominates Class 3A Softball Rankings
Without a doubt there will be a couple teams besides the Section 2AAA champion that will be a state caliber team.
Faribault Softball Rides Steinberg Grand Slam to Victory
Following the game Abby Van Ryn was presented with a poster for her accomplishment of being a part of 1,000 recorded defensive outs in her career. She was presented with a ball from her battery mate McKayla Armbruster.
Faribault Superintendent Discusses Seven Period Day on KDHL
The seven period day discussion has been going on for quite some time in Faribault.
First Faribault Car Cruise is Friday
Five Car Cruise nights are scheduled. In addition to this Friday other dates are June 14th to coincide with Faribault Heritage Days, July 19th, August 16th and September 20th.
Rice County Law Officer Memorial Program Wednesday
Sheriff Dunn told Commissioners there will be a special program outside the front of the Rice County Law Enforcement Center Wednesday at 8:15 a.m. recognizing the six officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty in Rice County.
Faribault Softball Edges Northfield in Pitcher’s Duel
There were 35 strikeouts of 74 batters in this game.
Kenyon-Wanamingo Pulls Away Late in Win over Goodhue
The Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights and Goodhue Wildcats had a 1-1 game most of the way today in Wanamingo before the Knights scored five runs in the sixth inning to win 6-1. Kenyon-Wanamingo's first batter junior Tate Erlandson singled to start the bottom of the first and scored on an error.