Birthplace Worthington, MN, grew up in Spring Valley, MN. Spring Valley High School 1977, Brown Institute Minneapolis. Jobs: Desoto, MO; Ottumwa, IA; North Platte, NE; Des Moines, IA; and Rochester, MN; Started KDHL June 1, 1987. News and Program Director. From 1997-99 left news to join sales dept. Returned News Director 1999, continued sales work. In 2002, 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.
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.
Rochester Lourdes Softball Pitcher Throws Perfect Game
Senior Right handed Lourdes pitcher Abbey Gapinski threw a perfect game while striking out 11 of the 15 batters she faced. Gapinski threw 67 pitches, 48 strikes with six of the strikeouts looking.
Lakeville North Edged by Moorhead for Class AA Speech Title
Four of the top five teams in the state were in the South Suburban Conference. The South Suburban Conference had 37 of the 104 medalists.
Cannon Falls Team Wins Third Straight Class A Speech Title
Cannon Falls had seven medalists and so did Mounds Park Academy but the Bombers collected 41 points and Mounds Park had 34. Bomber Hannah Singewald was a state champion in Serious Interpretation- Poetry.
Rushford-Peterson Boys Basketball Coach Resigns
Vix led the Trojans to state titles in 1989, 2005 and 2006 and two state runner-up finishes. His teams made 16 state tournament appearances including this past season. His career winning percentage of 75 percent is among the all-time best in Minnesota boys basketball.
Kenyon Man Killed in Car Crash Identified
The Minnesota State Patrol says William Matthew Blose was heading west about four miles west of Kenyon and crossed the center line at Jenkins Avenue in Richland Township, Rice County hitting a eastbound semi.
Faribault Turkey Barn Fire Kills All the Poultry
The cause of the fire is under investigation. Chief Dienst says "The Faribault Fire Department will work closely with the State Fire Marshal's Office, the owners of the barn and private investigators to determine the cause."
Colorful Former Faribault State Senator Passes Away
Former fellow Minnesota Legislator and U.S. Congressman Gil Gutnecht used to chuckle all the time when he saw me about the many Purferisms people would recall from Clarence's days in St. Paul.