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 Chief Emphasizes Red Flag Warning Issued
A Red Flag Warning means the area is experiencing critical weather conditions that are ideal for wildfire, including strong winds and minimum humidity values.
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Extreme Heat
NEVER leave any person or animal in a closed, parked vehicle.
Faribault Senator Calls on Governor to Get Businesses Open
Jasinski says, "The Governor needs to show far more urgency to get Minnesotans back on the job.
Northfield Deputy Chief Says Community Obeying Governor’s Order
Elliott says, "We've probably been averaging about 10 calls a day with people reporting what they thought were violations of the Governor's emergency declaration."
Cannon Falls Lights John Burch Park to Honor High School Seniors
Mayor Althoff says, "They are kind of missing out on a lot of their spring activities and school functions here because of the pandemic. This is just our way of saluting the (Cannon Falls High School) class of 2020."
Rural Faribault Fire Damages Shop
Dienst said the inside of the shop was charred extensively and the spray foam insulation presented some "challenges to the firefighting."
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.