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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.

Marshall County Commission Meeting – Oct. 21


The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell Chairman; Thomas K. Holle member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. Commissioner Charles R. Loiseau was absent from the meeting. 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 ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting – Oct. 21


–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 21, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Gary Ouellette, 3rd ... Read More »

Is Winter Canola a Valid Cropping Option for North Central Kansas?


By Kim Larson, Crop Production, River Valley Extension District Growing winter canola is still rather new to Kansas farmers, but it is catching on and growing in popularity in certain areas of the state. In our area in north central Kansas, winter canola is still rather a rarity. However, canola has become a profitable oil crop that has real possibilities in ... Read More »

Kansas Volleyball Association Rankings – Week 6


October 16, 2013, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2013 Week 6 Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. Rank – School – Record – Last Week’s Rank Class 6A 1. Stilwell-Blue Valley 22-7 (1) 2. Blue Valley West 20-10 (7) 3. Blue Valley Northwest 21-7 (3) 4. Olathe East 24-4 (2) 5. Olathe Northwest 22-5 (5) ... Read More »

Twin Valley League Volleyball Report & Tournament Seeding


League Overall B & B 11-0 29-2 Centralia 11-1 25-5 Washington County 11-2 23-6 Valley Heights 10-2 14-14 Linn 8-4 19-11 Onaga 6-6 13-13 Clifton-Clyde 5-8 7-17 Axtell 4-7 13-16 Frankfort 4-8 11-18 Hanover 4-8 11-15 Doniphan West 4-9 11-19 Wetmore 3-9 6-21 Blue Valley 3-9 5-23 Troy 1-12 6-25 Scores from October 15, 2013 Linn def Axtell 25-16 28-26 ... Read More »

Power Outages Planned For The City of Washington


The City of Washington will have two scheduled power outages on Friday, November 1, 2013. 9:00 AM – 2 hour outage. 2:00 PM – 30 minute outage. All city utility customers will be affected. Work is being performed to correct a problem with a connection in the substation, and to install switches on the substation at the power plant to ... Read More »