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.
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.
Northfield Boys Still Among Let’s Play Hockey Elite
Faribault freshman Zach Slinger leads his team with 16 goals scored which is 37th best in the state. Slinger has 4 power play goals and no shorthanded goals
Let’s Play Hockey Girls Rankings Still No Faribault
The Falcons Olivia Williamson is second in the state in goals scored with 34 in 20 games.
Northfield Police Chief Urges Public to Provide More Tips
This is the second time in the past three months that the Northfield Premier Bank has been robbed. He believes someone saw something they can share that will catch the robbers.
Faribault Area Chamber Talk on KDHL
Faribault Main Street wants all of us to reserve February 9th on our calendars for the Faribault Flannel Formal.
Northfield Girls Basketball Dominates Faribault
The Falcons did not score their first points of the game until there were 5:38 to go in the first half.
Northfield Boys Basketball Holds Off Faribault for Win
Faribault made their run in the second half due to something we all learned in kindergarten. Sharing the ball.
Northfield Premier Bank Robbed, Police Searching for Suspects
Nelson reports the suspects are two black males, both reported to be 6 feet or taller, one heavier set. The two were wearing bright fluorescent safety vests at the time of the robbery, according to witnesses. One also had a multi-colored, black and purple winter jacket. The other wore a dark jack…