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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.

Sports Ticket: Bailey Brown & Cami Engelbert Interviews


McPherson Lady Bulldogs, Bailey Brown, a 5’4 sophomore guard from Glen Elder, Kansas, and Cami Engelbert, a 5’10 sophomore forward from Beloit, Kansas were guests on the Sports Ticket and chatted with Wade about the transition from high school to college athletics and how their season is going so far this year. Read More »

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 »