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.
Keep Butts in Your Vehicle
River Bend Nature Center is a blessing Dienst says, "A lot of fire departments don't have what we have to do grassfire training within the city limits."
Severe Weather Awareness Week Thursday Tornado Drill Day
More information is also available in the form of a podcast on the KDHL Radio and POWER 96 Radio website.
Faribault Wrestler Says Chemistry, Hard Work Keys to Success
In the fall Hausen played football and this spring he is going out for track for the first time. He wants to try the Pole Vault because, "It looks like fun"
Faribault Property Suffers Second Fire in a Month
In a 2019 article the American Red Cross says the odds of your home being destroyed by a fire are approximately 1 in 3,000.
Former Major Leaguer Petricka to Join Faribault Lakers
Faribault is host to the State Amateur Baseball Tournament in 2022.
Birdwatching Program at Buckham Library in Faribault
This presentation is open to bird lovers of all ages, but registration is required in advance.
Scam Alert: Department of Transportation Email
Dunn said, "The Department of Transportation in Minnesota definitely does not use their cameras for enforcement purposes."
Minnesota DNR EagleCam is Popular
Naumann says the EagleCam would not be possible without the donations given through the MN Nongame Wildlife Program which is funded over 80% by donations.
Garage Lost in Faribault Fire
Faribault Fire and Police did an investigation and ruled the fire was accidental.
Faribault Emergency Management Director Talks COVID
In addition to the fairgrounds Dienst says the Faribault Public Works Shop might be a good location for a mass vaccination event.