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 Police K9 Nose Points to Fentanyl/Cash Seizure
The Cannon River Drug and Violent Offender Task Force assisted Faribault Police and is continuing to investigate this case.
Faribault Volleyball Nearly Upsets Kasson-Mantorville
The KoMets will go up against Byron Saturday for the right to go to the MSHSL State Volleyball Tournament next week at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Cannon Falls in 7th Straight Section Final Football Game
The title contest will be a re-match of last year when Plainview-Elgin-Millville defeated the Bombers 21-18 with a late score then advanced to the state title game before losing to Dassel-Cokato 28-21.
Bethlehem Academy Football in Section Final
The Bethlehem Academy game will be broadcast on POWER 96 and Cannon Falls contest on KDHL Radio Friday, November 4, 2022 beginning at 6:45 p.m.
Rice County Salvation Army Sees Increase in Demand for Services
If you would like to help with the Red Kettle Campaign you can register at RegisterToRing.com or phone Jim Dale at 715-733-0575.
Gopher Conference Volleyball Opens Playoffs Impressively
Quarterfinal round competition is Monday, October 31, 2022 and Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at various locations in the region.
Faribault Falcons Volleyball Advances to Section Semifinals
Faribault goes to Kasson-Mantorville while Byron goes to Stewartville Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
MVCA Final Poll for 2022 With Playoffs Starting This Week
Let the playoff matches begin.
Minnesota Football Playoffs Begin Tuesday for Most Area Teams
The Bethlehem Academy game will be broadcast on POWER 96 Radio, 95.9FM and FREE POWER 96 app. #4 seed Randolph will have #5 Kenyon-Wanamingo return to their place with the re-match on KDHL Radio, 920AM, 97.9 FM and FREE KDHL app.
Faribault Fire Chief Recommends No Brush Burning Following Shed Fire
The Fire Chief does not have the authority to order a burning ban. Only the Sheriff or the DNR can do make that designation.