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Author Archives: Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. 6 radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production assistant for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on 69 radio stations across 9 Midwest states.

NCKL All-League Football Selections Announced

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NCKL – 2014 All League Offense Abilene Bailey Fitzgeralds – Jr – OL Harley Hazlett – Jr – QB Tanner Hoekman – Sr – RB Chapman Blake Atkinson – Sr – OL Jason Zook – Jr – OL Robert Steck – Jr – RB Clay Center Austin Last – Sr – OL Ricky Huse – Sr – RB Brady Hammel – Sr. ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – Nov. 17th


The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, November 17th, 2014 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Members present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner.  Denae Jueneman, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. The next ... Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Stabbing Reported At Manhattan Public Library; IRIS Alert Issued

Breaking News Alert

Riley County Police and emergency crews responded to the Manhattan Public Library at approximately 11:45 a.m. this morning on reports of a possible stabbing. Early reports indicated a woman sustained injuries to the face and neck. Riley County also issued an IRIS Alert for an investigation in the 600 block of Yuma Street. They are asking the public to avoid ... Read More »

NCKL All-League Volleyball Team Announced

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The North Central Kansas League announced their 2014 All-League Volleyball selections. All League Macy Franson – Clay Center Macey Dieckmann – Clay Center Jessica Hayes – Abilene Emmalee Chrest – Wamego True Mussetter – Wamego MacK Edmundson – Clay Center Lorren Williams – Clay Center Cara Donley – Abilene Jordan Eshbaugh – Concordia Olivia Gassman – Abilene Maddie Vontz – ... Read More »

FM 95.5 KNDY ~ Your Home For Jayhawk Basketball


Another exciting season of Kansas Jayhawk Basketball is on tap this winter, as Bill Self looks to take his young team deep into the NCAA Tournament. Join Bob Davis for each thrilling moment of Kansas Jayhawk Basketball on Today’s Best Country FM 95.5 KNDY. We are your home for the Jayhawks in Northeast Kansas & Southeast Nebraska! KANSAS JAYHAWKS HEADLINES Read More »

KNDY Area High School Football Scores – Oct. 10


North Central Kansas League Abilene 39, Clay Center 21 Chapman 21, Marysville 6 Wamego 20, Concordia 14 Twin Valley League 8-Man Axtell 48, Southern Cloud 0 Hanover 54, Lincoln 8 Linn 48, Blue Valley 0 Osborne 50, Clifton-Clyde 0 Pike Valley 40, Frankfort 14 Twin Valley League 11-Man Onaga 13, Valley Heights 12 Riverside 36, Doniphan West 12 Rossville 42, ... Read More »