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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 Minutes – June 24

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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 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 as presented ... Read More »

Omaha Country Club Will Host Senior Open Championship on July 8-14

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Omaha, Neb. (June 24, 2013) – Championship organizers for the 2013 U.S. Senior Open, conducted by the United States Golf Association, have released the schedule of events for the week of July 8-14 at Omaha Country Club. Championship week begins with practice rounds on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, which offer spectators the opportunity to watch the world’s best senior golfers ... Read More »

This is Lightning Safety Awareness Week

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Summer is the peak season for lightning, one of weather’s most deadly occurrences. On average over the past 50 years, at least one Kansan has died from a lightning each year. Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 23 to 29) sponsored by the Kansas Division of Emergency Management, the National Weather Service, and the American Red Cross, is a nationwide effort ... Read More »

A Collection of Record Proportions

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The Blue Rapids Museum is close to opening a major and unique exhibit in the “Stanley’s” portion. The Floyd Sutton family, as a tribute to Fib, plan to bring in antique toys, Georgia Pacific photos, old model trains, refurbished antique clocks and unique working phonographs. There will be antique tools of known and unknown purposes and a tribute to the ... Read More »

SCC ranked 12th best community college in U S by TheBestSchools.org

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Southeast Community College is ranked the No. 12 community college in the United States by TheBestSchools.org, a leading higher education/career website. The website selected the 50 best community colleges based on a comparison of several studies and ratings of community colleges, as well as the college’s reputation and a review of a large number of notable community colleges. David Redfearn, ... Read More »

Kansas Volleyball Association 2013 Hall of Fame Class Announced

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June 17, 2013, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is proud to announce the 2013 inductees to the KVA Hall of Fame. This year the KVA inducted six individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Kansas high school volleyball during their illustrious careers. This years’ class was honored June 1st in conjunction with the KVA All-Star banquet. This years’ class includes: Mary Lou ... Read More »

Reminder: Road Construction To Begin Today on K-99 Highway

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Beginning today, 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 ... Read More »

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 »