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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.

Bern Man Killed In Industrial Accident

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Ronald Lee Hastings of Bern was the victim of an industrial accident Tuesday morning at the Fairview Mills plant in Hiawatha. Hiawatha Police Chief John Defore reports that Hastings was working with a piece of machinery when he became entangled with it. Hastings was reported dead at the scene of the accident by authorities. Read More »

Public Affairs: Robbin Cole of Pawnee Mental Health Services

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Robbin Cole, Executive Director of Pawnee Mental Health Services in Manhattan was our guest this week for our KNDY Public Affairs program. She talked with our own Kevin Rippe about Mental Health Month, which takes place all this month. Listen to the entire interview below. 5-11-13-mental-health-month Read More »

Audio Ad: St. Michael Catholic School in Axtell

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The first and second grade classes at St. Michael Catholic School in Axtell stopped by the KNDY Studios on Tuesday. They recorded an ad that will play on KNDY AM 1570/FM 94.1 & FM 95.5 at about 7:35 a.m. Wednesday. We have included the ad below that you can listen to anytime. Thanks for the kids and teachers of the ... Read More »

Marysville Water Alert For Tuesday, May 7th

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On Tuesday, May 7th, beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m. the Marysville Water Department will be shutting water off to install new Water Main Valves at 13th & Park Place. THIS MAY AFFECT YOUR SERVICE The areas affected will be: Park Place from 12th to 16th. N. 12th & Debbie Ln. going North to the end of the Pavement. N. 13th ... Read More »

The Country Oldies Show – Sundays on AM 1570 & FM 94.1

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Join host Steve Warren for the Country Oldies Show, every Sunday Morning from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Classic Country AM 1570/FM 94.1. Started in 1994, The Country Oldies Show is America’s longest running weekly radio program featuring the greatest country hits from the 1950s to the 1980s. Host Steve Warren is a nationally known major market radio personality and Programming Executive ... Read More »

Public Affairs: Elaine Bowers – Topeka Government Update

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This week on KNDY Public Affairs we speak with Representative Elaine Bowers, as she gives us an update on the latest government happenings in Topeka. Bowers is a Republican member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 36th district. She has served since 2013. Prior to her election to the Senate, Bowers was a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, ... Read More »

Inmate Escapes Pottawatomie County Jail

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UPDATE 4/20/2013 – Jon Adrian Getzlaf was captured this morning. No further details are available at this time. Westmoreland, Kan. – The Pottawatomie County Sheriffs Office reports that a man, Jon Adrian Getzlaf, escaped from the Pottawatomie County Jail this morning. Pottawatomie County Dispatch reports that he escaped under a fence outside the jail, and was last seen heading south. Getzlaf ... Read More »