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.
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."
Jennie-O Turkey Faribault Provides Free Turkeys for Veterans
The Kenyon Veterans Color Guard is not having any programs in the school or at the nursing home in observance of Veterans due to COVID-19.
Hissing Masked Bandit Captured Near Wanamingo Elementary School
They did capture and cage the critter
Horse with Minnesota Connection Pulled from Kentucky Derby
Finnick the Fierce had been 50 to 1 to win the Kentucky Derby.
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.
Cannon Valley Trail Biking is Booming
Minnesota's total miles of bike trails is over 4,000. That ranks second in the nation. Only Washington state has more.
New Ulm Will Not Host State Amateur Baseball Tournament
The Minnesota Baseball Association says on their website, "The MBA will hold a 2020 state tournament."
Rice County Farm Field Remains Identified
The cause of Mr. Ramirez's death is still under investigation.
An Open Letter to Gov. Walz About Graduations and Opening Businesses
Governor Walz, please trust your fellow citizens to open their businesses with social distancing in mind. Like at the two events I attended over the last few days.
Rural Faribault Home Flattened in Explosion
The Chief indicated nobody was living in the house.