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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.

Emergency Alerts Coming Soon To Wireless Devices

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CTIA-The Wireless Association and the wireless industry joined the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to offer Americans a robust and reliable wireless emergency alert system. Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA), also known as Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) or Personal Localized Alerting Network (PLAN), is a national emergency alert system to send concise, text-like messages to ... Read More »

KVA All-Star Volleyball Match Set For Washburn University June 2nd

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May 30, 2012, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce that the 2012 All Star Match will take place at Washburn University’s Lee Arena in Topeka on June 2 at 6:30 p.m. All-Star participants include: Red Team Meghan Mahoney – Blue Valley Emily Otte – Valley Center Katelyn Slade – Rose Hill Raegan Vanderplas – Phillipsburg ... Read More »

Pottawatomie Co. Sheriff Looking For Missing Juvenile

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The Pottawatomie County Sheriff is looking for information on the whereabouts of a missing Emmett, KS juvenile who is possibly a runaway. The juvenile, Savanna D. Kochaniek is a 15 year old white female with red hair and blue eye. She is 5’5″ tall and weights approximately 100 lbs. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s office would like anybody with information on her whereabouts ... Read More »

K-State Spring Game Scheduled For Saturday At “The Bill”

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Athletics and the Wildcat football program will host numerous events the weekend of April 27-28, highlighted by the 1:10 p.m. Purple/White spring football game at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday. The 28th annual Powercat Golf Tournament at Colbert Hills Golf Course will kick off the weekend on Friday with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. ... Read More »

Kansas Spring Game Scheduled For Saturday At Memorial Stadium

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LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas Athletics has planned a full day of events and activities for the annual Kansas Football Spring Game this Saturday, April 28. Kickoff is at 1 p.m., on Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium and admission is free. The game will be televised live on Metro Sports in the Kansas City area and on Kansas 22 throughout the ... Read More »

Olsburg Man Found Dead Trapped Under Skid Loader

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The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to rural Olsburg just after 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday on the report of a man being trapped under a skid loader. When authorities arrived, they found 65-year-old Jerry DeFoor of Olsburg dead. According to Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat, DeFoor was found trapped between the bucket and cab of the skid loader. Authorities ... Read More »

Junior Thomas Robinson Declares for NBA Draft

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas junior forward Thomas Robinsondeclared for the NBA Draft at a press conference in Allen Fieldhouse Monday morning. After playing three seasons at Kansas, Robinson will give up his final year of collegiate eligibility and finish his career as the 55thJayhawk to score 1,000 points in a career. Robinson’s name will forever decorate the career and single-season record list ... Read More »

Marysville City Residents Asked To Limit Sewer Use

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The City of Marysville is urging all residents to limit sewer/waste water disposal this evening. The pumps at the lagoon are down, due to a sewer force main break on the south side of U.S. Highway 36 just west of the Blue River Bridge. As a result, the pump stations are shut down pending repairs. All Marysville city residents are ... Read More »

Kansas Advances to National Championship Game With 64-62 Win Over Ohio State

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NEW ORLEANS, La. – Junior Elijah Johnson recorded his first career double-double to help Kansas basketball stage a second-half comeback and edge out Ohio State 64-62 Saturday night to advance to its eighth National Championship game. Inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, a crowd of 73,361 was the largest ever to witness a KU basketball game. For the third time in the ... Read More »