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.
Thanksgiving Expenditure Up in United States
The average respondent says they will allocate 21 percent of their total Thanksgiving expenditures to travel. The percentage equates to $36.88 per person.
Medford Second Place Finish is “Awesome”
It was Medfotd’s First trip to state and the unrated Tigers opened some eyes at the big show in St. Paul.
The Medford Volleyball Cinderella Story Continues
Medford defeated Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa in four sets and could become the third Gopher Conference Team to win a state title in the past five years.
Cannon River Drug Task Force Bust Results in Federal Charges
United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald announced the federal indictment in a news release from her office.
Faribault Community Thanksgiving Dinner Volunteers Needed
Food preparation occurs the week of Thanksgiving. Traditionally turkeys have been cooked on Tuesday and carved along with potato peeling and mashing Wednesday night.
Suess, Peterson, Nass Named Minnesota All-State Volleyball
Champlin Park senior setter Izzy Ashburn was named the 2018 Ms. Baden Volleyball Player of the Year in Minnesota.
Kasson-Mantorville Volleyball Looks Focused in State Opener
Senior Payton Suess and sister sophomore Mya Suess combined for 26 kills in the three set match and had very impressive attack percentages.
Medford Volleyball Takes Down Defending State Champs
Medford outlasted Mayer Lutheran on multiple points in the very intense overtime of the fifth set.
Faribault City Council Member Featured on AM Minnesota
Duchene decided to step down from her seat on the council and we will ask the veteran council member what advice she would give to the two new people who will take their places on the council in January.
Brian Daniels, Steve Drazkowski, Sent Back to St. Paul
Incumbent Republican Duane Quam carried all the precincts outside of Rochester in his successful re-election to District 25A.