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.
Faribault Woman Identified in Weekend Fatal Accident
The victim was not wearing a seatbelt. Road conditions were slippery at the time of the crash.
MCF-Faribault has Half of Prison COVID Deaths
These are the seventh and eighth COVID-related deaths of incarcerated people in the MInnesota DOC system since the pandemic began.
Explosive Device Found in Rice County Northfield Township Ditch
Dunn says, "If anyone has information about this or saw anything in the area recently, you are asked to contact the Rice County Sheriff's Office Investigations Unit at 507-334-4391 or Northfield Police Department at 507-645-4475."
Minnesota Volleyball Fans Now Allowed in the Stands
I spoke with a few Activities Directors in the KDHL area and some are not happy with the timing of this decision. Many purchased streaming services they would not have purchased had this guideline been in place.
Hissing Masked Bandit Captured Near Wanamingo Elementary School
They did capture and cage the critter
Cannon Lake Victim Identified in Rice County
Preliminary investigation found no trauma and no foul play suspected. No cause of death has been determined.
Rice County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Cannon Lake Drowning
Victim identity is being withheld for family notification. Sheriff Dunn told KDHL it would probably be released Friday morning.
Cannon Falls Murder Suspect Called Authorities Before Shooting
Cole DeGroot allegedly told Goodhue County investigators he was fed up with his dad yelling at him and wasn't going to take it anymore.
Faribault 7th Street Bridge Claims Another Victim
Do you have any suggestions about what could be done to help the situation? Years ago I suggested pulling the railroad bridge out but was told it was the railroad's decision to make.
Rice County Man Dies in ATV Accident
48 year old David Otto Schultz of Nerstrand was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Rice County Man Dies in Vehicle Crash
Authorities say the driver was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. The passenger was wearing a seat belt and was treated and released at the Faribault hospital.
Bridgewater Man Dies in Tractor Rollover
The report to dispatch was a man was trapped under an implement with severe injuries after the rollover down an embankment. Upon arrival deputies found the man deceased.
Rice County Farm Field Remains Identified
The cause of Mr. Ramirez's death is still under investigation.
Minnesota American Legion Baseball Cancelled
Minnesota American Legion Baseball started in 1923. The first state tournament was held in Mankato in 1926 and one has been held every year since.