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.
Rice County Attorney says Career Criminal Will Stay Behind Bars
Rice County Attorney John Fossum says, "Demarcus Barker had a 20 year career of violent and drug offenses. This sentence protects the public from his misconduct."
Faribault Girls Hockey Sluggish in Loss to Owatonna
I believe the Northfield Raiders have clinched the Big 9 girls hockey title.
Goodhue Girls Moving Up in State Class 1A Basketball Rankings
Mark this down on your calendars Grand Meadow and Goodhue play February 8 in Grand Meadow.
Four Big Nine Teams in Class 3A Boys Basketball Top 20
Hayfield dropped from #14 to #17 without losing a game and Waterville-Elysian-Morristown is now ranked #13. The Buccaneers moved up two notches. Their only loss was to Hayfield.
Bloomington Man Charged in Premier Bank Robbery
De'Andre Dontal McGowan was charged with five felony counts including one count of Aggravated Robbery in the 1st Degree and four counts of Assault in the 2nd Degree-Dangerous Weapon. Judge Christine Long ordered McGowan be held in custody with bail set at a million dollars with no conditions an…
Faribault Chamber Young Professionals Change Name
The new name is the507connect.
Northfield Boys Hockey Rolls Past Winona
With the victory Northfield picked up their 8th straight win and take the lead in the Big 9, scoring a 4 point win.
No News Flash Here Kasson-Mantorville Wrestlers are a Machine
Following the match Kenyon-Wanamingo Head Coach Matt Ryan said he was pleased with the way his team competed against a, "super team."
Northfield Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody
Chief Monte Nelson says investigators from his department executed several search warrants last night resulting in the arrest of a person believed to be involved in the Tuesday armed robbery of Premier Bank in Northfield. Nelson says, "In coordination with multiple agencies," the warrants…
Ruth’s House of Hope Fundraising Details on KDHL
The fundraiser features a Dessert Auction, Wine Wall and Silent and Live Auctions.