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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.

Big 12 Announces Big Monday Broadcast Schedule

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The Big 12 Conference on Wednesday announced the 2013 schedule for ESPN’s “Big Monday” broadcasts. The Kansas Jayhawks will appear 4 times this season, with Kansas State appearing twice, including the heated Sunflower State Showdown on February 11th in Lawrence. Date – Game(s), Time (CT) January 14 – Baylor at KANSAS,  8 p.m. January 21 – Oklahoma State at Baylor, ... Read More »

Live Stream: Big 12 Football Media Days From Dallas

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Your Country KNDY in cooperation with the Big 12 Digital Network will have live wall-to-wall streaming coverage of the 2012 Big 12 Conference Football Media Days from Dallas, Texas. You will be able to view the press conferences’ for each member school, along with select players over two days.  Streaming will begin shortly before 9:00 a.m. each day, and last ... Read More »

K-State Wildcat Basketball on AM 1570/FM 94.1

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Catch every exciting play of every game on KNDY AM 1570/FM 94.1. Check back here 60 minutes after the final whistle to get a complete video wrap-up of the days activity. 2012-2013 SCHEDULE Date Opponent / Event Location Time / Result 10/30/12 vs. Washburn Bramlage Coliseum W, 81-61 11/04/12 vs. Emporia State Bramlage Coliseum W, 81-51 11/09/12 vs. North Dakota ... Read More »

Visit Branson This October, Seats Still Available!

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Branson in the Fall October 1 – 4, 2012 Sponsored by KNDY AM & FM Get your seat today! Call Mike Hughes at 785-620-7606 to reserve your spot on the bus! There’s nothing like Branson in the fall with the changing of the colors and the beautiful weather of the Ozarks. Monday, October 1 We’ll depart Marysville  with a couple ... Read More »

Extreme Heat: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety

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Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable yet annually many people succumb to extreme heat. Historically, from 1979-2003, excessive heat exposure caused 8,015 deaths in the United States. During this period, more people in this country died from extreme heat than from hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes combined. In 2001, 300 deaths were caused by excessive heat exposure. People suffer ... Read More »

MLB All-Star Event Attendees Encouraged To Get Text Alerts

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The Kansas City Missouri Police Department urges anyone who plans to attend any events surrounding the Major League Baseball All Star Game (Fan Fest, Home Run Derby, Red Carpet Parade, etc.) from July 6-10 to sign up for text message alerts by texting ALLSTARKC to 888777. Police will use text alerts to keep baseball fans up to date on traffic, ... Read More »

K-State Announces Contract Extension for AD John Currie

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Courtesy of K-State Sports Information MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz announced today that Athletics Director John Currie has signed a contract extension through the 2018 academic year, a move that recognizes the success of the department under Currie’s leadership while providing continuity as K-State surges forward toward its vision of a model intercollegiate athletics program. The ... Read More »

Two Pottawatomie County Teens Missing; Believed To Be Runaways

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UPDATE: The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has located Emily Renae McGuire, the 16-year-old runaway, in Westmoreland. ———– The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on locating two teenage girls who are missing and believed to be runaways. Sheriff Greg Riat says the teens are Camille Marie Petit, 16, of Emmett, and Emily Renae McGuire, 16, of Westmoreland. Petit went ... Read More »

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 »