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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.

DEVELOPING: Man Fatally Shot Wednesday In Marysville

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KNDY is following details on a shooting in Marysville Wednesday evening.   A man is reported dead as a result, following a gunshot at a residence in the 600 block of Walnut.  The shooter is reportedly in custody, no names have been released at this time, as the investigation continues.  Authorities were called to the scene shortly before 7 pm Wednesday. ... Read More »

Flooding Possible With Tuttle Creek Outflow Reduction

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MANHATTAN, Kan.– The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reducing releases from Tuttle Creek Lake due to high water levels and flooding conditions on the Missouri River. The reduction in release will be stepped down beginning Tuesday, June 7, and will go to a minimum release of 200 cubic feet per second (cfs) by Friday, June 10, ... Read More »

26th Volleyball All-Star Match Held At Washburn University

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The Kansas Volleyball Association held its 26th annual All Star Match on June 3 at Washburn University in Topeka. The Red Team defeated the Blue Team in five games by the scores of 25-20, 18-25, 17-25, 25-23, and 15-12. Leading the Red Team in kills was Morgan Voorhes of St. James Academy with 11. Korie Thompson of Atchison County Community High School also added 9 ... Read More »

SCC Hosting Volleyball Camps This Month

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Southeast Community College head volleyball coach Carrie Foster-Puhalla has announced dates for her 2011 volleyball camps. Tuesday, June 21, – Setter Camp. Wednesday, June 22,  - Libero Camp. Thursday, June 23, – Hitter/Blocker Camp. Friday, June 24, – Little Diggers Camp for grades 3-5. Camps held June 21-23 will take place from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Cost is $50 ... Read More »

LIVE State Track & Field Results From Wichita

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1A /2A /3A /4A /5A /6A /Schedule Dierking Communications, Inc. is committed to covering high school athletics in the communities our radio stations reach. In keeping with this tradition, we are happy to provide LIVE RESULTS from the KSHSAA State Track & Field Championships at Cessna Stadium in Wichita. This is the 101st Anniversary of the State Track & Field ... Read More »

The Salvation Army Assists Tornado Survivors in Reading, Kansas

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KANSAS CITY, MO – The Salvation Army continues to provide support today to the town of Reading, Kansas, after a tornado damaged much of the community last night. A team of Salvation Army emergency disaster service workers based out of Emporia arrived in Reading at 1 am this morning to assist survivors and first responders. The team will continue to ... Read More »

Classic Country AM 1570 Is Now On FM 94.1

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On Monday, May 2, KNDY began simulcasting programming on translator K231AX, licensed to Marysville, KS. Popular programs, including news blocks at 7 a.m.,  12 p.m., and 5 p.m., the Partyline, and weekend specials including Sunday morning programs, and the Bill Miller Show are now airing live on AM 1570/FM 94.1. The stations will continue featuring a Classic Country format. Coverage ... Read More »

K-178 Bridge Repair Project Set to Begin in Nemaha County

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Weather permitting, on Monday, April 18, a repair project will begin on the bridge spanning Wildcat Creek in Nemaha County. The bridge is located just east of the city of St. Benedict on K-178, just north of the US-36/K-178 junction. Work will take place daily during daylight hours throughout the project duration. Traffic over the bridge will be reduced to ... Read More »

Alash Throat Singers to perform at SCC-Beatrice, Lincoln High

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Alash, a Tuvan throat-singing ensemble, will be performing at Southeast Community College’s Beatrice Campus on April 18 and at Lincoln High School on April 19. Both performances are intended to be informal demonstrations, primarily for music students. The music departments at both schools are partnering to sponsor the events, which are free. “I’m happy that we’re able to provide such ... Read More »

How To Contact Your Kansas Congressman

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With the possibility of a government shutdown, we have been asked by our listeners to post some contact info so you can voice your concerns or opinions in a civil way to our elected officials. Senators: Jerry Moran | Website Washington: (202) 224-6521 Hays: (785) 628-6401 Pat Roberts | Website Washington: (202) 224-4774 Dodge City: (620) 227-2244 Representatives: Tim Huelskamp, 1st District - Website Washington: (202) ... Read More »