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 Severe Weather Awareness: Floods
In Minnesota floods kill more people than any other weather event. 15 people have died in floods since 1993.
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness: Lightning and Hail
Whatever their size thunderstorms are dangerous.
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness:Monday Alerts and Warnings
Download the KDHL, POWER 96, KAT KOUNTRY, KRFO Apps and stay up to date when severe weather threatens.
Severe Weather Awareness Show Monday On KDHL
Residents of the Faribault area will remember the tornadoes that struck September 20, 2018 forever. There were 25 tornadoes confirmed in the state that evening and 10 touched down in Rice County. Morristown experienced flattened homes. The Faribault Municipal Airport was twisted into a mangled me…
Open House for Bridge Work Soon in Dodge and Goodhue Counties
Beginning May 1st three bridges along Highway 57 between Mantorville and Wanamingo are scheduled to be replaced.
Faribault Area Chamber Business Awards Nominations are Open
There are some new awards this year along with the 2019 Business of the Year others include: Visionary Award, Marketing Award, Education Award and Customer Service Awards
Rice County Future Transportation Discussed
The Rice County Board of Commissioners met today as a Committee of the Whole with the Rice County Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee to talk transportation. Environmental Services Director Julie Runkel led the meeting in the Commissioner's Room of the Rice County Government Services Buildin…
Kenyon-Wanamingo Baseball Loses Heartbreaker to Start Season
Kenyon-Wanamingo senior Tyler Ryan had a great day at the plate with 3 hits, a sacrifice fly and 3 RBI.
April Events at Paradise Center for the Arts Revealed on KDHL
A volunteer appreciation event is also scheduled for April 25th 5:15 p.m.
The Merlin Players Play Preview on KDHL
Described by the TMP's Happenings Spotlight Newscard as a, "Delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy."