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-Hampton Fire District Chicken BBQ and Street Dance
"Your Dad's Band" provides the music this weekend. Last year they experienced record attendance with 2,521 people attending.
Kenyon Rose Fest is This Weekend
Kenyon Rose Fest features street dances Friday and Saturday night outside the Kenyon Municipal Liquor Store. Mountain Ash is Friday with no cover and those 21 and over and Lost Highway performs Saturday with a $10.00 cover and all ages are welcome.
Northfield Area Chamber Executives Highlight Picnic
Clancy Dokmo was chosen the 2019 Joeseph Lee Heywood Distinguished Service Award recipient.
Steele County Free Fair New Area Embraced
Tuesday night the Beer Garden served approximately 4,000 cups of beer which is equivalent to 28.5 kegs.
City of Northfield Receives Favorable Appeal Ruling on Waterford Case
Ben Martig, City Administrator says, "The City agrees with the Court of Appeals' legal analysis and is pleased with today's decision."
Two Inducted in SCFF Equine Hall of Fame
It seems "Unforgettable" was appropriately named.
Steele County Free Fair is Set to Begin
The SCFF officially starts 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 13th with opening ceremonies in Fair Square Park.
Faribault City Hall Hosting Electric Vehicle Event
The event is Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Faribault City Hall.
Jordan Snaps Waterville Win Streak for Region 6C Title
Waterville opens State competition against the team that ended Faribault's season, St. Benedict.
Morristown Heading to State Amateur Baseball After 30 Years
The last time Morristown was at state I was a 30 year old and called their opening game in Granite Falls. It was 1989 and they defeated Maple Lake before losing to eventual runner-up St. James in Marshall.