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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.

Get Real at Frankfort Summerfest on June 15th

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Get Real this summer at the 2013 Frankfort Summerfest, on Saturday, June 15th. With this year’s theme based on reality TV, the Summerfest will kickoff on Friday, June 14th, with The Amazing Race, a fun for all ages foot race/scavenger hunt within the city limits. Registration for the race will be held at the Frankfort City Park at 6:30 p.m. ... Read More »

AM 1570 / FM 94.1 To Air 8-Man Div. II All Star Game

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Marysville, Kan. – The Kansas 8-Man All-Star games will take place Saturday at Trojan Stadium in Beloit, and Classic Country KNDY AM 1570/FM 94.1 will carry the live broadcast of the Division II All-Star Game. Pregame will begin at 9:30 a.m. with kickoff to follow at 10:00 a.m. with a live internet stream available at http://www.8manallstars.com. Local athletes participating in ... Read More »

K-99 Resurfacing Project to Begin in Pottawatomie County

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On Monday, June 10, weather permitting, a resurfacing project will begin on a 21.64-mile stretch of K-99 from the U.S. 24 junction north to the north K-16 junction in Pottawatomie County. Project work includes a 1-inch surface mill and 1-inch asphalt overlay on mainline lanes. Work will take place during daylight hours, Monday through Friday, with some occasional Saturday work. The work will be ... Read More »

KANSAS FOOTBALL ANNOUNCES HOME-AND-HOME WITH HAWAII

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LAWRENCE, Kan. - Kansas and Hawaii will meet on the gridiron for the first time since 1985 when the Warriors travel to Lawrence in 2016 as the first part of a home-and-home series, it was announced Wednesday afternoon. The 2016 home game for the Jayhawks is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24, in Memorial Stadium. KU will travel to Honolulu for a ... Read More »

EF-5 Oklahoma Tornado Passes 2004 Hallam, NE Record For Widest Tornado

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In a matter of a few weeks, the state of Oklahoma has seen its second EF5 rated tornado. In addition, the damage path was as wide as 2.6 miles. This is a new record for the widest tornado in history, beating the previous record of 2.5 miles near Hallam, Neb. on May 22, 2004. After additional surveying and studying of weather data, including ... Read More »

City of Washington Warns Of Utility Insurance Solicitations

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The City of Washington has been made aware that local utility customers may be receiving solicitations from a company called HomeServe. The City of Washington is not affiliated with this company, nor does it endorse the company or the services it provides. The business is attempting to solicit utility customers to purchase insurance for their water and sewer lines. > ... Read More »

Tornado Causes Damage To West Side of Marysville

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Marysville, Kan. – The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning about 9:30 p.m. Monday, after a twister was spotted about a mile Northwest of Marysville. Marshall County Emergency Management officials report that Oregon Trail Equipment, a John Deere implement dealer, sustained severe damage in the storm along with Precision Truss, a lumber and roofing truss company. Marshall County Emergency ... Read More »

KNDY AM & FM Off The Air After Tornado Reported In Marysville

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KNDY AM 1570/FM 94.1 & FM 95.5 are all off the air tonight after a reported tornado passed across the northern side of Marysville. Power is out across town, including our studios. We hope to return to full broadcasting when power is restored to the studio and we can investigate any damage done to the studio or transmission sites. AM ... Read More »

Highway Construction To Impact Highway 36 in Seneca

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Eastbound and westbound U.S. 36 from 11th Street to Community Drive in Seneca (Nemaha County) will have lane restrictions for a new intersection construction project beginning on Tuesday, May 28 through late 2013, weather permitting. A City of Seneca project will construct a new intersection halfway between 11th Street and Community Drive at a new roadway to be named, Fairway ... Read More »