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.
Minnesota American Legion Baseball Division II State Tournament
The Minnesota Division II Champion goes to the Central Plains Regional Tournament August 6, 2021 through August 8, 2021 in Waupun, Wisconsin.
Eastview Ends Northfield Legion Baseball Season
The Minnesota Division I Champion and Runner-up go to Central Plains District 6 Tournament hosted by Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Faribault Lakers Lose to St. Benedict
Faribault has 3 regular season games remaining. Wednesday they host Veseli, Friday at Dundas and Sunday close the regular season at home against Lonsdale.
Northfield Plays Eastview in Legion Sub-State 6 Final
The Minnesota American Legion Division I 95th Annual State Baseball Tournament is in St. Cloud July 29, 2001 through August 1, 2021.
Cannon Falls Legion Season Ends in Heartbreaker
Holy Family is one win from Division II State Tournament in Ely next weekend. LaCrescent is one win from state in Southeast Sub-State Tournament.
Wanamingo Sweeps Owatonna in Final Weekend of Regular Season
The Jacks finish their regular season Sunday against the Winona Chiefs in Wanamingo. It will be free hot dogs for everybody at Memorial Field in Wanamingo.
Cannon Falls Still Alive in Legion Baseball Sub-State
Cannon Falls plays 1:00 p.m. Saturday in Green Isle against Watertown.
Faribault Superintendent Says No Mask Requirement this Fall
Sesker says, "Keep in mind that the people getting sick, 95 percent of the people getting sick are those that are unvaccinated. So please if you wanna keep kids in school unmasked, keep our athletics and all of our extra curricular activities going, band, choir, get a vaccine. "
Town Ball Tour Draws Large Crowd to Faribault
The Lakers play Saturday at St. Benedict with a 12:05 p.m. first pitch.
Rice County Fair Outstanding Senior Citizen Honored
Pat Rice was not only a Rice County Fair Outstanding Senior Citizen Award recipient but also was chosen the state winner in 2015.