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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.

Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – Oct. 7

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–These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. Prepared by Denae Dimler, County Clerk. The Board of County Commission for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, October 7, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice ... Read More »

Preliminary High School Football Football Scores – Oct. 4

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Concordia    29     Marysville 20 Clay Center    27    Chapman    6   Centralia    54    Valley Ht    6 Smith Center     57    WS Cty     0   B V Randolph    46    Frankfort     20 Clifton Clyde    60    Lakeside     12 Wakefield    62    Linn     14 Read More »

Twin Valley League Volleyball Report – Week 5

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League Overall B & B 9-0 20-2 Centralia 9-0 18-3 Washington County 7-2 13-2 Valley Heights 7-2 9-11 Linn 6-3 16-10 Frankfort 4-4 9-11 Onaga 4-5 8-9 Clifton-Clyde 4-5 6-14 Axtell 3-5 8-12 Hanover 3-6 9-11 Wetmore 3-7 4-14 Blue Valley 3-7 4-15 Doniphan West 1-9 6-15 Troy 1-9 2-16 Scores from October 1, 2013 Linn def Onaga 20-25 25-15 ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting – Sept. 30

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion ... Read More »

Fatality Accident Reported In Washington County Tuesday

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WASHINGTON, KAN. – A tractor-trailer accident along US Highway 36 Tuesday near Washington left a 65-year-old Hanover man dead. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that Larry Roger Mueller was traveling east on US Highway 36 following farming machinery, when a tractor-trailer attempted to pass his truck. The tractor-trailer was unable to complete the pass, and moved back into the right ... Read More »

Frankfort Woman Injured In Accident Near Beloit

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A Frankfort woman was injured Sunday morning when the car she was driving went out of control and rolled in Mitchell County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 25 year old Aubrey J. Gunter, was injured when her 2013 Chevrolet model sedan went out of control and rolled. The crash at 6:30 a.m. occurred between and 30th and 40th roads ... Read More »

Jamestown State Bank Robber Sentenced

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A man who was armed with a shotgun when he robbed a bank in Cloud County has been sentenced to federal prison, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Monday. 24 year old Eric Lee Strait formerly of Concordia, Kan., was sentenced to 28 months in federal prison. Strait was indicted in June 2012. The indictment alleged that on November 14th 2008, ... Read More »

FOX, K-State Announces Hoops’ TV Schedule

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – FOX Sports will broadcast eight Kansas State men’s basketball games during the 2013-14 season, the school and network announced today. FOX Sports Kansas City will televise all eight games in high-definition, while the Central Arkansas game on Sunday, Dec. 1, Troy on Sunday, Dec. 15 and George Washington on Tuesday, Dec. 31 will air on the entire ... Read More »

KDOT Awards Grant To Improve Highway 36 Access In East Marysville

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The City of Marysville has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation toward improving traffic flow, line of sight, and business drive access along a section of US Highway 36 extending east from the old water tower to the former city limits near the Surf Motel. This is the third time the grant has been submitted, ... Read More »