Dan was News Director and morning news anchor at KAUS radio in Austin from April 1978 to December 2005.
During that time, KAUS won more than 120 awards for excellence in news coverage from organizations including the Minnesota Associated Press, Minnesota News Network, Iowa Associated Press, Minnesota Emergency Managers Association, Minnesota Education Association and others.
Dan attended the former Austin Community College and Austin Vocational - Technical Institute, both of which are now parts of Riverland Community College.
He also writes a weekly column for the Austin edition of the Post Bulletin newspaper.
Away from work Dan enjoys astronomy and train watching, hobbies he shares with his five year old son Steven. They can often be found in their driveway at night peering through a telescope, or trackside watching trains go by.
The Rose Creek, Minnesota native is married to former ABC 6 News reporter Carla Johnson.
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