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.
Two Professional Fisherman Fined by Minnesota DNR
Wheeler and Jones were cited for the violation. The MLF states they have accepted responsibility, will pay their fines, and face no further disciplinary action.
Cannon Falls Police Say Cemetery Stabbing a False Report
Cannon Falls Police want to remind anyone facing a mental health issue there are many resources available including the new National Mental Health Hotline number of 9-8-8.
Former St. Olaf Athlete Named New Host at NFL Network
She will make her debut on Monday, July 25, with the show airing live from New York City at 6:00 a.m. Central Time.
Faribault Man Charged With Murder After Victim in Road Rage Incident Dies
“The significant injury and now death caused by this assault indicates Mr. Sanders is clearly a risk to public safety..."
Southeast Minnesota Graduate Is Twins Hero
He plays for the Twins... and he's from here in southeast Minnesota.
Morristown Death Victim and Suspect Identified
Rice County Sheriff Jesse Thomas released details today about the early morning Memorial Day disturbance call in Morristown.
Fire Destroys Rural Faribault Garage
The Faribault Fire Department was very busy this morning with a number of calls following lightning strikes.
MSHSL Class 3A State Girls Basketball Top Seeds Advance
Becker will play Mankato East at Noon Thursday, March 17, 2022 in Williams Arena in Semifinals action.
Snowmobile Goes Through Ice on Wells Lake Near Faribault
The Rice County Sheriff's Office would appreciate anyone with information about the owner, driver or anyone involved with the snowmobile to give them a call.
Kasson-Mantorville Advances to Prep Bowl
Southeastern Minnesota did well Thursday with Leroy-Ostrander advancing in 9-man football and Chatfield in Class 2A to the Prep Bowl next weekend.