Dave Dahl

Dave Dahl

Dave has been working in local radio since the early 1980’s and has now taken his talents to Newsradio 1240 and 107.5 FM WTAX as our morning news anchor, and Statehouse reporter — joining our team in 2007.

Dave is a native of Champaign and a graduate of Bowling Green State University. He worked at stations in Michigan and Indiana before spending eleven years as  news director of WMBD Radio in Peoria.

Dave’s one of those people that’s able to function on little sleep, put simply, because he loves the news and… well, he drinks a gallon of coffee a day.

Dave’s oldest son, Clifford, suffers from a rare disorder called Batten Disease. In his spare time Dave operates Dave’s Homeroast, roasting his own coffee beans for sale online at www.daveshomeroast.com. Proceeds benefit the Batten Disease Support and Research Association.

It’s the best french roast you’ll ever have.

Dave, his wife Corrina and two sons live in Chatham.

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Recent Headlines

3 hours ago in Local

Chicago Officer Sues Estate of Teen He Shot, Claiming Trauma

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A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidently killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager's estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized.

3 hours ago in Local

New Commemorative Quarter Features Shawnee National Forest

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A commemorative coin featuring a scene from the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois has entered into circulation.

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U of I Reports Record Number of Freshmen Applications

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University of Illinois officials say a record number of prospective freshmen have applied for enrollment next fall across the school's three campuses.

9 hours ago in Local

USO Says “Thank You” to National Guard

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The USO’s Illinois chapter wrapped up a week celebrating their 75th anniversary by thanking the people they serve – the troops.

1 day ago in Local

Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau’s 10-Year Sentence

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An appeals court in Chicago has upheld a 10-year prison term for best-selling author Kevin Trudeau.