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.
Kasson-Mantorville Wrestlers Place Six at State, Two State Champs
The Byron Bears had two state champion wrestlers also. 8th grader Maxwell Peterson (45-2) is the 106 Class AA Champ and sophomore Mitchel Petersen (42-2) the 120 pound State Champ.
Four Zumbrota-Mazeppa Wrestlers Place at State, One Kenyon-Wanamingo
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown senior Will Storch (42-1) is the Class A 220 pound State Champion.
All Faribault Wrestlers Participating Place at State
Seniors Austin Rendler, Dillon McEachran and Cain Van Ryn finished first, third and sixth respectively at the State Tournament.
Stewartville Ends Zumbrota-Mazeppa Girls Basketball Season
Stewartville Head Coach Ryan Liffrig is a Zumbrota-Mazeppa graduate and told KDHL following the game the Tigers wins over Byron happened when their outstanding 6'5 post Ayoka Lee was not in the lineup.
Faribault Girls Basketball Season Ends in Section Semis
5'7 senior Grace Amacher scored 12 points and became Faribault high school's all-time leading girls basketball scorer with 1265 career points. Surpassing Sara Boldt's previous record.
Hiawatha Valley League Wrestling Dominance Continues
The Zumbrota-Mazeppa Cougars repeated during the team tournament Thursday and the Kasson-Mantorville Komets captured their third straight. Two years ago Kenyon-Wanamingo was the Class A state title holder.
Zumbrota-Mazeppa Attempting to Repeat State Title
Earlier in the day Kenyon-Wanamingo was short four wrestlers from their starting lineup due to a MSHSL rules violation.
Faribault Girls Relaxed in 62-46 Win
Faribault had nine three point baskets in the game led by Hanson's three.
Overtime is Miller Time in Zumbrota-Mazeppa Girls Playoff Win
Three of the Warrior players and one of the Cougars fouled out of the game. Zumbrota-Mazeppa seniors Lyndsey Quam and Lauren Miller each had 21 points in the game.
Goodhue Holds Randolph to Five Second Half Points
The 20-7 Wildcats will play Hayfield in the Section 1A Semis on Saturday in Rochester. Tip-off time is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. and the game will be on KDHL Radio.