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.
Northfield and Austin Rematch in Section 1AAA Final
Austin and Northfield play Friday night at 7:00 p.m. for a trip to state. Tickets will be sold at the schools because the game will be played in the smaller Mayo Civic Auditorium.
Deja Vu Lakeville North and John Marshall in Section Final
6’9 junior Matthew Hurt fought through double and sometimes triple teams to pour in 37 points, tallied 23 rebounds and had at least a half dozen blocks.
Lyle-Pacelli and Byron Punch Tickets to Girls Basketball Tournament
In Section 2A Sleepy Eye Public School downed St. Clair 59-41 and Section 2AA Norwood-Young America Central rolled by St. Peter 58-43.
Lakeville North is Dancing Next Week
5'9 sophmore Lauren Jensen scored 20 points and 5'10 junior Analiese Tschida added 17 points for Lakeville North. The Panthers had a 33-25 lead at the half.
Northfield Girls Basketball is Going to the Dance
After the game Northfield Head Coach Tony Mathison told KDHL he was so happy for the seniors who the very day they were defeated last year in Rochester in the Section final by Winona set a goal to make it to state in March of 2018.
Two More Hiawatha Valley League Teams End Their Season
Both teams nearly pulled off upsets using similar game plans. Being very patient on offense, defending well and showing tenacity on the glass. Goodhue played a nearly perfect half going into the break tied at 17. Zumbrota-Mazeppa had a 24-21 lead at the half.
Kenyon-Wanamingo Boys Basketball Ends Season with Great Effort
One of the differences in the game was clearly the free throw line where the Eagles were 8 of 11 and the Knights were 0 for 4. Maple River was 6 of 9 in the second half and Kenyon-Wanamingo did not shoot a free throw in the second half. The other difference was 19 Knight turnovers compared to 9 fo…
Goodhue Incredible Championship Run Halted by Hayfield
The only field goal Goodhue had in the second half came with 1:27 to go in the game. Vikings Coach Kasey Krekling said he was proud of his team's "best defensive effort of the season."
Gehrke Signs National Letter to Attend St. Thomas
Gehrke has been named All-Conference four years in track and field and was All-State last season in the Discus and Shot Put. She has been at the Hamline Elite Meet the past two seasons and made three trips to state. Gehrke has broken two school records and a meet record in Mankato during past seas…
Paradise March Happenings Featured on KDHL
This Friday, March 9, NBC's America's Got Talent extreme jugglers, The Danger Committee will be performing.