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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.

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 »

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 »

Sports Ticket: Brian Smoller Interview

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Brian Smoller, K-State’s play-by-play announcer for women’s basketball and baseball, co-host of Wildcat Showcase, host of the Suzie Fritz, Deb Patterson, and Brad Hill TV Shows, and hosts the Deb Patterson and Brad Hill radio call-in shows, was our guest this week on The Sports Ticket to talk about Kansas State Wildcat Athletics. Listen to the interview below.   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 »

Sports Ticket: Kurtis Seaboldt Interview

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Kurtis Seabolt, part of “The Program” with Soren Petro at Sports Radio 810 WHB in Kansas City, was our guest this week on The Sports Ticket. We take time to talk Royals baseball and NFL Draft. Listen to the full interview below. 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 »