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.
You are Invited for Cake and Lemonade at Rice County Fair
The 26 foot by 26 foot barn is a replica of an early barn that would have been a common scene around 1920 in the county.
Rice County 2018 Fair Queen is Vikla
Vikla's oldest sister Heather was the Second Attendant in 2012 and Emily was the First Attendant in 2013. The First Attendant was 17 year old Zoe Nassif of Dennison and the Second Attendant 16 year old Hannah Singh of Northfield.
Rice County Fair Queen Contestants on AM Minnesota
The Fair Queen Pageant is Tuesday night 7:00 p.m. on the Sellner Stage and will be followed by a performance by the Faribault Community Band on the opening night of this year's event.
Rice County Fair Preview on KDHL AM Minnesota
Fair Executive Secretary John Dvorak will stop by KDHL today to give us a preview of this week's fun and educational experiences you can partake in at the Rice County Fair. There is actually some activity on the fairgrounds today.
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)