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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.

The Road to Atlanta – Sweet 16 Edition

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The NCAA Tournament gets underway this week with four area teams playing for a chance to head to Atlanta for the NCAA Championship. You will find the brackets, the schedules, and the latest headlines regarding the NCAA Tournament right here on our website. THE BRACKET | THE SCHEDULE | WATCH ONLINE LOCAL TELEVISION COVERAGE #9 Wichita State vs. #13 La ... Read More »

SCC machining program celebrates expansion with new name

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Southeast Community College’s long-time Machine Tool Technology program has a new name to go along with soon-to-be-completed new and remodeled space. The program’s new name is Precision Machining and Automation Technology, and it also will begin offering two focus areas instead of three: Tool Maker and Computer Numerical Control and Automation. “This is a better reflection of the current technology ... Read More »

Highway 36 Celebrates 100 Years of Service

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U.S. Highway 36 is celebrating it’s 100th anniversary this week. The U.S. 36 Association contingent were in Topeka on Thursday, the 100th anniversary date of the beginning of Highway 36, originally named the Rock Island Highway because it ran parallel to the Rock Island Railroad for several miles. C.F. Travelute of Marysville was one of the original board members. Chad ... Read More »

Sports Ticket: Kevin Kugler Interview

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Kevin Kugler, the National Play-by-Play voice of the Final Four on Dial Global, was our guest on the Sports Ticket to break down the NCAA Tournament. Kevin has also done play-by-play of Team USA at the Olympics, covered the Masters, works for the Big 10 Network, and does NFL games on Dial Global as well! Listen to the full interview ... Read More »

Public Affairs: Flint Hills Frontiers

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Scott More and Jeff Adams were our guests on the KNDY Public Affairs program then past two weeks to discuss the Flint Hills Frontier Vision Meetings held in Marysville and Waterville in February & March. Get the complete two-part interview below. About Flint Hills Frontiers Flint Hills Frontiers is an opportunity to come together and explore the future of our ... Read More »

2012-2013 NCKL Basketball All League Teams

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Boys First Team Andy Wilson – Senior – Abilene Cooper Holmes – Freshman – Concordia Isaac Poe – Senior – Wamego Zach Heiman – Senior – Chapman Jacob Harms – Senior – Abilene Grant Holmes – Junior – Concordia Marshall Wethington – Senior – Wamego Garrison Wright – Senior – Marysville Dalton Haist – Senior – Clay Center Gabe Bergmann ... Read More »

SCC now offering Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles approved STOP Class

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Southeast Community College is offering a new online STOP Class that will make it more convenient for drivers to expunge minor traffic tickets. The new online class, approved by the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles, can be scheduled at any SCC Testing Center on the Beatrice, Lincoln or Milford campuses. This effectively eliminates the wait for a class, and drivers ... Read More »

Kansas Well Represented on All Big 12 Awards

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IRVING, Texas – Kansas seniors Jeff Withey, Travis Releford and Elijah Johnson and redshirt freshman Ben McLemore highlight KU’s selections to the 2013 All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball awards announced Sunday. The all-conference awards were voted on by the league’s head coaches who were not allowed to vote for their own student-athletes. For the second straight season, Withey is the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year. He was ... Read More »

Weber, Three Wildcats Honored by Big 12 Coaches

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Head coach Bruce Weber earned Big 12 Coach of the Year honors, while Rodney McGruder, Angel Rodriguez and Shane Southwell were named to the Coaches’ All-Conference team, as the league office announced its annual men’s basketball awards on Sunday. McGruder was named to the five-man All-Big 12 First Team and Rodriguez to the five-man All-Big 12 Second Team, while Southwell was one of nine players ... Read More »