Birthplace Worthington, MN, grew up in Spring Valley, MN. Spring Valley High School 1977, Brown Institute Minneapolis. Jobs: Desoto, MO; Ottumwa, IA; North Platte, NE; Des Moines, IA; and Rochester, MN; Started KDHL June 1, 1987. News and Program Director. From 1997-99 left news to join sales dept. Returned News Director 1999, continued sales work. In 2002, 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.
Lakers Francis and Bonde Chosen for All-Star Game
First pitch is scheduled for 2:05 p.m. and follows a home run derby that features three players from each team. The home run derby is from 1:15 to 1:45 p.m.
Herber Grand Slam Fuels New Market Win Over Faribault
With the win New Market captured the regular season Dakota-Rice-Scott League championship.
Four Compete for 2018 Rice County Fair Queen
The Fair Queen contest was started 42 years ago by legendary KDHL Farm Director Dean Curtis. The Rice County Fair is in it's 145th year
Union Hill Blanks Faribault at Bell Field
Union Hill improved to 13-11 and Faribault dropped to 11-10. The Lakers travel to Montgomery for a 2:00 p.m. game Sunday.
Faribault Area Chamber President on AM Minnesota
The Faribault Area Chamber annual golf outing is at the Faribault Golf Club on July 16th with a 1:00 p.m. shotgun start.
Minnesota Not Ranked Among Top Ten Ice Cream Consuming States
19% of Americans say they eat ice cream in bed. (Have you? Not me)
Northfield and New Market in State Amateur Baseball Top Five
With the Dakota Rice Scott League teams all defeating each other on a regular basis there aren't many teams from the league in the rankings.
Koi Goldfish Virus Blamed for Fish Kill in Lake Byllesby
The DNR said that the pathogen affects the skin and gills of the fish but it cannot be transferred to humans or other animals. The agency added that releasing pet or ornamental fish into the wild is illegal.
Faribault Fire Chief Urges Us to Leave Fireworks to Professionals
Dienst says during summer celebrations his department has also seen the use of "sky lanterns" or "celebration lanterns". These require heat from a candle to raise them skyward, where they blow out of site and land "wherever fate drops them. These devices are also illegal i…
Faribault Police Chief Says Caller May Have Saved a Life
27 year old Bishar Mahamed was arrested and jailed. In a post-Miranda statement the news release says, "Mahamed admitted to being in a fight with the victim, admitted to having a knife, but denied cutting the victim."