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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.

Area Schools Announce Make-Up Plans For Winter Cancellations


Marysville Schools will attend a full day Wednesday, February 12th as make-up for recent snow days. Teacher in-service was originally scheduled. In addition, the Marysville High School basketball games here with Riley County will be held this Saturday. Girls will tip off at 6, boys to follow, with junior varsity and varsity only, no freshman games. USD 113 Prairie Hills ... Read More »

Homicide Investigation Underway At The Mid America Ag Network in Wichita


The Wichita studios of the Mid America Ag Network was the scene of a homicide investigation today after an employee found a body in the basement of the facility. The Mid America Ag Network supplies news, sports and market information to KNDY AM & FM. According to Wichita Police, the body was discovered shortly after 8 a.m. Police indicate the ... Read More »

Upcoming High School Basketball Broadcast Schedule


The cold days of February means the hot days of high school basketball are here. With conference and post-season titles in view, several area teams are doing what they can to get into the best position to win it all. KNDY AM & FM will broadcast select games throughout February, as listed below. All schedules are subject to change, and ... Read More »

Support The Red Cross, Help Patients By Giving Blood


OMAHA, Neb. — Across the country, the American Red Cross is reminding communities that March is Red Cross Month. In the U.S., nearly 5 million patients need blood transfusions every year. By making an appointment to give blood this month, eligible donors can help the Red Cross meet patient needs. “The Red Cross relies on the support of the American ... Read More »

Allegiant Air To End Service From Manhattan Regional Airport


Allegiant Air announced Monday that the airline will discontinue service from Manhattan Regional Airport on February 23rd, which provided service to Phoenix, Arizona. Any customers with reservations past February 23rd will be contacted for a full refund. “We are always disappointed to end service in a market,” said Eric Fletcher, Allegiant Travel Company Manager of Airports. “We thank Manhattan Regional ... Read More »

Twin Valley League Tournament Scoreboard & Schedule Update – Fri. Jan. 24

TVL Athletics Twin Valley League

BOYS BRACKET | GIRLS BRACKET BOYS SCORES – FRI. JAN. 24 Championship Bracket Centralia 69, Linn 56 Hanover 44, Valley Heights 40 5th Place Bracket Axtell 45, Baileyville B&B 32 Troy 58, Onaga 48 Consolation Pool Washington County 56, Blue Valley 31 BOYS UPCOMING SCHEDULE Saturday, Jan. 25th (Championship Bracket) Centralia vs. Hanover – 7:30 PM – Main Gym ~ FM 95.5 ... Read More »

Raider Classic Scores & Schedule – Thu. Jan. 23

Marysville High School Bulldogs

UPDATED BRACKET BOYS SCORES – THU. JAN. 23 Falls City 56, Jackson Heights 49 Hiawatha 39, Marysville 27 Horton 53, St. Mary’s 25 Nemaha Valley 43, Silver Lake 33 UPCOMING SCHEDULE – SAT. JAN. 25 St. Mary’s vs. Marysville – 2:30 PM (7th Place) ~ KNDY AM 1570/FM 94.1 Horton vs. Hiawatha – 4:00 PM (5th Place) Jackson Heights vs. ... Read More »

Twin Valley League Tournament Scoreboard & Schedule Update – Thu. Jan. 23

TVL Athletics Twin Valley League

BOYS BRACKET | GIRLS BRACKET GIRLS SCORES – THU. JAN. 23 CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET Valley Heights 55, Baileyville B&B 45 Washington County 55, Axtell 34 CONSOLATION BRACKET Centralia 69, Hanover 63 Linn 45, Wetmore 37 CONSOLATION POOL Troy 55, Blue Valley 35 BOYS UPCOMING SCHEDULE Friday, Jan. 24th (Championship Bracket) Valley Heights vs. Hanover – 6 PM – Main Gym ~ FM 95.5 ... Read More »

Raider Classic Scoreboard & Schedule – Tue. Jan. 21


UPDATED BRACKET Boys Scores – Tue. Jan. 21 Falls City 60, St. Mary’s 35 Jackson Heights 64, Horton 33 Nemaha Valley 51, Hiawatha 33 Silver Lake 53, Marysville 41 UPCOMING SCHEDULE Championship Bracket – Thurs. Jan. 23 Falls City vs. Jackson Heights – 6:30 PM Nemaha Valley vs. Silver Lake – 8:00 PM Consolation Bracket – Thurs. Jan. 23 St. ... Read More »