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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.

Twin Valley League 11-Man Football All-League Announced

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FIRST TEAM OFFENSE CENTER BROCK ALVERSON CENTRALIA GUARD CALVIN PORTENEIR WASHINGTON COUNTY GUARD DYLAN PARKER VALLEY HEIGHTS GUARD MYCHEL KOLTERMAN ONAGA TACKLE HUNTER HAUFLER CENTRALIA TACKLE BRYAN OTOTT WASHINGTON COUNTY END BRETT BURDIEK CENTRALIA END THOMAS EISENBARTH ONAGA WIDE REC. DEVIN REMPE CENTRALIA QUARTERBACK J.T. ROSINE CENTRALIA RUNNING BACK SAM STEINLAGE CENTRALIA RUNNING BACK TANNER TRIMBLE VALLEY HEIGHTS FULLBACK TREVOR ... Read More »

Kansas Basketball Coaches Association Pre-Season Rankings

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GIRLS RANKINGS 4A Girls 1. McPherson 2. Wamego 3. Holton 4. Hesston 5. Colby 6. Girard 7. Buhler 8. Pratt 9. Chanute 10. Frontenac 3A Girls 1. Hillsboro 2. Burlington 3. Garden Plain 4. Holcomb 5. Haven 6. Silver Lake 7. Riley Co. 8. ACCHS – Effingham 9. Caney Valley 10. Cimarron 2A Girls 1. Jeff County North 2. Washington ... Read More »

Leadership Trailblazers Look For Service Project

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The 2013 Leadership Marshall County Trailblazer class members are looking for a way to give back to their communities through a service project to be completed in early spring 2013. The group hopes to assist with one or several projects within Marshall County that would sustain, enhance or improve the quality of life, the safety of local residents or the ... Read More »

Twin Valley League 8-Man All-League Football Announced

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TVL DEFENSE 1st Team Aaron Schmelzle –  Axtell – SR Curtis Stallbaumer – B&B – SR Logan Bruna – Hanover – SR Dustin Deters – B&B – SR Max Schwab – Clifton-Clyde – JR Brandon Jueneman – Hanover – JR David Macke – B&B – SR Mark Zarybnicky – Hanover – SR 2nd Team Blake Reinecke – B&B – SR ... Read More »

Christmas Music Playing On KNDY AM & FM

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The countdown to Christmas Day is well underway, and printed below is our 2012 Christmas Music schedule for both Classic Country AM 1570/FM 94.1 and Today’s Best Country FM 95.5 KNDY. Today’s Best Country FM 95.5 KNDY Saturday, Dec. 1ST-Friday, Dec. 7th 2 Christmas songs per hour Saturday, Dec. 8th-Monday, Dec. 23rd 3 Christmas songs per hour Monday, Dec. 24th ... Read More »

Twin Valley League All-League Volleyball Announced

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2012 Twin Valley League Volleyball First Team Axtell – Hannah Mitchell 12 B & B – Katie Huerter 11 B & B – Laura Sudbeck 11 Centralia – Kaitlyn Koch 11 Frankfort – Josie Hale 12 Hanover – Courtney Jueneman 12 Valley Heights – Katie Musil 12 Washington Co. – Erin Alexander 10 Washington Co. – Kylie Penning 12 Washington ... Read More »

8 Man-II State Championship Preview From Kpreps.com

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By Mark Schremmer, for Kpreps.com Yes, technically it’s a rematch. The Thunder Ridge Longhorns will meet the Baileyville B&B Falcons in the 8-Man Division II state championship game at Newton for the second consecutive season. However, Baileyville B&B coach Justin Coup said revenge from last year’s 46-14 loss to Thunder Ridge isn’t a factor entering Saturday’s state title game. “It’s ... Read More »

2012 Volleyball All State Teams, Players of the Year & Coaches of the Year Announced

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November 12, 2012 – The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2012 All State Team, Players of the Year, and Coaches of the Year selections for all classifications. CLASS 1A – DIVISION I FIRST TEAM Janae Haag Olpe 5’11” OH SR Kristina Farber Hoxie 5’9” OH JR Elena Flott Olpe 5’11” OH JR Morgan Hood Bucklin 5’8” OH ... Read More »

Kansas Jayhawk Basketball on FM 95.5

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Fresh off the National Championship Game in March 2012, Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks are back and looking to make a run back to the Big 12 Conference Championship, and on to the National Championship. Catch every game on FM 95.5 KNDY. 2012-2013 SCHEDULE Date Opponent / Event Location Time / Result 10/30/12 vs. Emporia State ! Lawrence, Kan. ... Read More »

Big Blue River Bridge at Blue Rapids Imploded Wednesday (Video)

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Highway 77 over the Big Blue River near Blue Rapids was closed for a short time Wednesday afternoon while the old bridge structure was imploded.  The new bridge over the Big Blue opened about 3 weeks ago just south of the old bridge.  The entire project should be finished by late December. Read More »