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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.

ONGOING: “Act of Violence” Reported at Manhattan Quality Inn Hotel


The morning quiet was broken this morning in Manhattan near the Quality Inn on Highway 24 in what Riley County Police are calling an “act of violence”. Details are scarce at this point, but reports indicate that police responded to the Quality Inn at 6:02 a.m. for a reported disturbance. A suspected is reported to be in custody, and nobody ... Read More »

Sports Ticket: Sean Callahan Interview


Sean Callahan was our guest this week on the KD Country 94 Sports Ticket. Sean is the editor of HuskerOnline.com and Wade & Sean discussed all things Nebraska Football. Catch the complete interview here. Read More »

SCC Board Of Governors Selects Paul Illich To Be Its Next President


Southeast Community College’s Board of Governors has selected Dr. Paul Illich to be its next president, effective July 1, 2014. Illich, the vice president for research, planning and information technology at McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas, was selected by a unanimous vote of the Board to become the school’s next president during a special meeting Friday afternoon in Lincoln. ... Read More »

Vermillion USD 380 Votes To End KNEA Representation


According to the Topeka Capitol Journal Wednesday, Vermillion USD 380 teachers voted Friday to end collective bargaining representation by the Kansas National Education Association. On a 27-9-1 vote, the district becomes is the second in the state to de certify, joining Deerfield, which made the decision earlier this year. The action allows each Vermillion teacher a vote on who will ... Read More »

Osborne Bulldogs – State Champions


Osborne wrapped up a 13-0 season on Saturday and won the 8-Man DI State Championship at Fischer Field in Newton, beating Hodgeman County 56-8. The win for Osborne was the first state championship game decided by 45-point mercy rule since 2007, and only the second time it has happened in the 8-Man DI Championship. The Bulldogs racked up 562 yards ... Read More »