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.
Owatonna Man Injured in Head-On Crash with Semi in Rice County
Eric John Wermerskirchen's SUV crossed the centerline and collided with the semi. The State Patrol report says he was not wearing a seat belt.
Thanksgiving Expenditure Up in United States
The average respondent says they will allocate 21 percent of their total Thanksgiving expenditures to travel. The percentage equates to $36.88 per person.
Medford Second Place Finish is “Awesome”
It was Medfotd’s First trip to state and the unrated Tigers opened some eyes at the big show in St. Paul.
The Medford Volleyball Cinderella Story Continues
Medford defeated Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa in four sets and could become the third Gopher Conference Team to win a state title in the past five years.
Cannon River Drug Task Force Bust Results in Federal Charges
United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald announced the federal indictment in a news release from her office.
Suess, Peterson, Nass Named Minnesota All-State Volleyball
Champlin Park senior setter Izzy Ashburn was named the 2018 Ms. Baden Volleyball Player of the Year in Minnesota.
Kasson-Mantorville Volleyball Looks Focused in State Opener
Senior Payton Suess and sister sophomore Mya Suess combined for 26 kills in the three set match and had very impressive attack percentages.
Medford Volleyball Takes Down Defending State Champs
Medford outlasted Mayer Lutheran on multiple points in the very intense overtime of the fifth set.
Kasson-Mantorville Top Seed in Class 2A State Volleyball
The Komets play St. Cloud Cathedral at 5:00 p.m. Thursday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The Komets have been rated at the top of Class 2A by the Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association ever since they defeated H-V-L opponent Stewartville the last match of the regular season.
Triton Baseball Season Ends Saturday
Caledonia third baseman junior Even Densted worked the count even and on the seventh pitch of his at bat stroked a single to left field scoring the only run of the game. Triton had six strikeouts looking in the two games and 14 total.