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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.

KDOT Awards Grant To Improve Highway 36 Access In East Marysville


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 »

Complete Area High School Football Scores – Sept. 27


North Central Kansas League Abilene 20, Concordia 14 Clay Center 21, Marysville 8 Wamego 54, Chapman 14 Twin Valley League 8-Man Axtell 46, St. John’s Military 0 Baileyville B&B 66, Caldwell 20 Blue Valley-Randolph 48, Veritas Christian 12 Frankfort – Bye Week Hanover – Bye Week Linn 48, Lakeside 0 Twin Valley League 11-Man Centralia 64, Onaga 7 Horton 28, ... Read More »

Preliminary High School Football Scores – Sept. 27


Clay Center 21, Marysville 8 Washington Co. 27, Valley Heights 20 Abilene 20, Concordia 14 Wamego 54, Chapman 14 Axtell 46, St. John’s Military 0 Blue Valley-Randolph 48, Veritas Christian 12 B&B 66, Caldwell 20 Linn 48, Lakeside 0 Clifton-Clyde 44, Rock Hills 20 Centralia 64, Onaga 7 Riverside 34, Troy 6 Beatrice 49, Hastings 13 Frankfort and Hanover were ... Read More »

Mascot Finalists Announced For Nemaha Central Schools


Jaguars, Outlaws, Storm, Thunder, or Titans… No, it’s not a new league. These are finalist mascot suggestions selected for Nemaha Central School at Seneca, when Nemaha Valley and Baileyville B&B consolidate next year. Over forty names were submitted, with a faculty and student committee narrowing those. The USD 115 Board of Education will next decide if they will pare the ... Read More »

KSHSAA Revises Classifications For Kansas High School Acitivites


The Kansas State High School Activities Association today released the revised classification for high schools in the State of Kansas. Classifications are based upon full-time enrollment of grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 on September 20th. No KNDY area schools changed classifications this year. Classifications for high school football run on a 2-year schedule, with revised classifications taking effect in ... Read More »

Kansas Volleyball Association Weekly Rankings – Week 3

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September 25, 2013, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2013 Week 3 Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. Rank – School – Record – Last Week’s Ranking Class 6A 1. Blue Valley Northwest 10-3 (1) 2. Olathe East 8-2 (2) 3. Olathe South 10-2 (5) 4. Stilwell-Blue Valley 12-7 (3) 5. Olathe Northwest 10-4 (7) 6. ... Read More »

Twin Valley League Volleyball Update – Week 4

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League Overall B & B 7-0 18-2 Centralia 7-0 16-3 Valley Heights 6-1 8-5 Washington County 5-2 11-2 Linn 4-3 12-7 Frankfort 4-4 6-7 Onaga 3-4 7-8 Clifton-Clyde 3-4 5-13 Axtell 3-5 4-9 Wetmore 3-5 3-10 Blue Valley 3-5 3-9 Hanover 2-5 8-10 Doniphan West 2-7 6-9 Troy 1-7 1-8 Scores from September 24, 2013 Centralia def Linn 25-8 29-27 ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – Sept. 23rd


–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, September 23, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – Sept. 23rd

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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 »

MHS Basketball Teams To Participate In Drive 4 UR School


The Marysville High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams are teaming up with Boss Motors of Marysville for Drive 4 UR School. Drive 4 UR School is a fun, engaging program designed to help high schools raise money to support their sports and extracurricular activities. Each test-drive earns our high schools boys’ and girls’ basketball teams a $20 donation (maximum ... Read More »