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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.

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 »

Red Cross Ramps Up Relief Efforts in Oklahoma

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WASHINGTON, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 — The American Red Cross continues to expand relief efforts across Oklahoma, with additional kitchens opening today and more trucks and volunteers flowing into the state. Already this week, more than 200 Red Cross disaster workers in Oklahoma have opened shelters, kitchens and emergency aid stations. In these locations, people can find a safe refuge, food ... Read More »

Tuttle Creek Lake Association To Host 19TH Annual Youth Fishing Clinic

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PRATT ­– The Tuttle Creek Lake Association is hosting the 19th Annual Youth Fishing Clinic June 7-8, 2013 at Anneberg Park Lake. The event is open to the first 200 youth, age 8-12, who register. In addition to casting their lines, participants can enjoy special lectures on general fishing know-how and water safety. In cooperation with Manhattan Parks and Recreation, ... Read More »

Lady Bulldog State Softball on AM 1570/FM 94.1

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The Marysville Lady Bulldog Softball team will be in the 3A State Championship Tournament, and Classic Country KNDY AM 1570/FM 94.1 will have live coverage. Marysville will face Lyons HS/Chase HS at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 24th at the Twin Oaks complex in Manhattan. You can listen live on-air and online at http://www.network1sports.com/station/kndy Click For State Softball Bracket Read More »

LIVE: Watch & Follow State Track & Field From Wichita

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association will hold their annual State Track & Field Championships this weekend at Cessna Stadium in Wichita. Several area athletes will compete, and much of the competition will be broadcast on the KSHSAA Network, and live results will be posted to the website. Check live results & upcoming events online – Click Here. KSHSAA ... Read More »

AAA Projects a Slight Decline in Memorial Day Travel

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Topeka, KS (May 22) – AAA projects 34.8 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 0.9 percent decrease from the 35.1 million people who traveled last year. Eighty-nine percent of travelers (31.2 million) will travel by automobile, an increase from 31.1 million last year. The Memorial Day holiday travel period ... Read More »

The Sports Ticket Returns June 3rd

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The KD Country 94 Sports Ticket with Wade Gerstner and Dusty Deines will return on Monday, June 3rd. We will talk Royals, Chiefs, KU & K-State. Join us on-air or online at http://www.kdcountry94.com on June 3rd at 5:30 p.m. Read More »

Washington City Dump Closed Until Further Notice

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Due to the recent storm, and the amount of debris, the City of Washington limb/brush site is CLOSED until further notice. We are FULL and CANNOT accept any more material. However, the Washington County Landfill is accepting limbs/brush for FREE at this time, and is in need of limbs/brush for their site!! Please do NOT dump limbs/brush at the City’s ... Read More »

Longtime Royals radio voice Fred White dies

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ANAHEIM — Fred White, a Royals radio voice for 25 years, died Wednesday due to complications from melanoma, a day after announcing his retirement following a 40-year relationship with the club. White teamed with Denny Matthews on broadcasts from 1973-98, and since had served as the team’s director of broadcast services and the Royals Alumni. His retirement was due to ... Read More »