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.
A True Bear of a Story in Minnesota History – Bear Breaks Into Hotel Duluth
The hotel night watchman and an unnamed local resident confronted the bear, hitting it with a chair and a hammer.
Irv Cross, NFL Veteran and Former Macalester College Athletic Director Dies at 81
"I recall our first visit where he told me he took the job at Macalester because he believed in the mission of Division III athletics where education is number one."
Minnesota Radon Expert Encourages Testing Your Home Due to COVID
Dan Tranter, Minnesota Department of Health authority on radon says from staying home more due to the pandemic we might be more exposed to the radioactive gas.
Cannon Falls Boots Rochester Lourdes in Rochester
Cannon Falls has a bye week before taking on another state ranked team in Stewartville on November 7th. It will be the Bombers homecoming game.
Cannon Falls Murder Suspect Called Authorities Before Shooting
Cole DeGroot allegedly told Goodhue County investigators he was fed up with his dad yelling at him and wasn't going to take it anymore.
Faribault 7th Street Bridge Claims Another Victim
Do you have any suggestions about what could be done to help the situation? Years ago I suggested pulling the railroad bridge out but was told it was the railroad's decision to make.
Cannon Falls Still Leads Goodhue County in COVID Cases
Total number of Goodhue County tests administered 6,998 with 2.2% the positive rate.
Owatonna Man Saved by Family from Possible Drowning
Sheriff Dunn told KDHL this morning Mejia is in stable condition and responsive so some lifesaving awards might be given.
Faribault 4th of July Fireworks Get Nod by City Council
The formal vote will be taken at the next Faribault City Council meeting.
Rice County Farm Field Remains Identified
The cause of Mr. Ramirez's death is still under investigation.