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.
Hayfield, Goodhue Both #2 Seeds at State Girls Basketball
Goodhue opens against Crosby-Ironton at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2023 and Hayfield tangles with Badger/Greenbush-Middle River 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 16, 2023. Both games are in Maturi Pavilion on the University of Minnesota Campus.
Minnesota Man Found With Nearly a Pound of Meth
Judge John T. Cajacob set bail in the drug case Wednesday at $500,000 with no conditions.
MSHSL Section 1A & 1AA Boys Basketball Fields Set
KDHL Radio baseline to baseline coverage of the MSHSL State Boys Basketball Tournament is in its 75th year. Efforts will be made to broadcast the Section 1A and Section 1AA Champions opening games.
MSHSL Class A Girls State Hockey Results
The final game of the day was not decided until a second overtime sudden death unassisted goal was scored by #4 seed South St. Paul Senior Sarah Wincentsen at 10:10 of the period for a 1-0 win over #5 seed Fergus Falls.
MSHSL Section 1A Boys Hockey No Upsets
The Falcons head to #2 seed New Prague (14-10-1) Thursday night at 7 after notching their 12th victory of the season.
MSHSL Section 1A & 1AA Girls Basketball Tournaments Set
Section 1A and 1AA Championship games are on Thursday, March 9, 2023 in Rochester.
Minnesota Ranks 12th in People with Bachelor’s Degree
The percentage of Rice County Minnesota residents with a bachelors degree is 36.3% according to the US Census Bureau. Goodhue County 26.6%, Waseca 33.7%, Dakota 43.2%, LeSueur 23.8, Scott 42.3%, Dodge 28.2%.
Minnesota Resort Suffers Fire Damage
Preliminary investigation indicates an accidental fire.
Goodhue, Hayfield Among Top Girls Basketball Teams
Goodhue, Hayfield, Stewartville, Lakeville North and Lakeville South are just a few of the area teams mentioned.
MBBN Girls Basketball Rankings Include Four Big Nine Schools
Hayfield dropped to #10 in 1A.
Faribault Home Fire Causes Major Damage
In his News Release Dienst says, "The home suffered major fire, smoke and water damage. I am grateful the children in the home know what to do when they discovered the smoke. They alerted everyone inside which is why everyone escaped unharmed."
Minnesota Basketball News Top Girls Teams Update
Three Big Nine, three South Suburban teams in the rankings.
MBBN New Boys Class 1A and 2A Top Teams
Undefeated Lake City is #1 in Class 2A.
MBBN Top Boys Basketball Rankings
Section 1A and 1AAA look like they will be very competitive.