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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.

KDOT Selects Marysville Trails Project For Funding

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The Kansas Department of Transportation has selected 18 projects for inclusion in its Transportation Enhancement program for Federal Fiscal Years 2011 and 2012. KDOT received 55 applications from local units of government for funding consideration totaling over $42 million. The applications for Federal Fiscal Year 2011 and 2012 projects were accepted during an application period of August 2009 through December, ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting – August 9

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Michael J. Keating, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle member; and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion ... Read More »

Complete Election Results – August 3, 2010

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STATEWIDE – UPDATED 9:10 AM U.S. SENATE 3,306 OF 3,316 PRECINCTS REPORTING Tom Little (R) 10,055 Robert Londerholm (R) 8,148 Jerry Moran (R) 159,658 Todd Tiahrt (R) 143,816 Robert A. Conroy (D) 7,855 David Haley (D) 15,550 Lisa Johnston (D) 25,264 Charles Schollenberger (D) 19,079 Patrick Weisner (D) 13,280 U.S. HOUSE, 1ST DISTRICT 1,313 OF 1,323 PRECINCTS REPORTING Jim Barnett ... Read More »

Severe Weather Workshop Planned At SCC Lincoln Campus

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The saying goes “If you don’t like Nebraska weather, wait 15 minutes, and it will change.” While that’s not always the case, often times it rings oh, so true. Southeast Community College’s Continuing Education Division is holding a two-hour family event titled “Severe Weather: Backstage Pass,” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 12 in the auditorium at the Continuing Education Center, 301 ... Read More »

Kansas Highway Patrol Checking School Buses Before School Starts

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With the first day of school quickly approaching, Kansas Highway Patrol troopers are assisting school districts throughout the state in assuring that students arrive to and from their destinations safely. Troopers are inspecting school buses from now until the beginning of the school session to make sure the vehicles will load, transport, and unload students safely. Buses and other vehicles ... Read More »

Two SCC Students Win National Leadership Awards in Tennessee

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Two Southeast Community College students earned awards at the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn., July 9-12. Justin Schultis of Fairbury placed seventh in Business Communications, while Lexi Whitmore of Geneva placed 10th in Word Processing. Both are students at SCC’s Beatrice Campus. PBL Chapter Advisor Toni Landenberger accompanied the students. Schultis and Whitmore competed against other ... Read More »

Be A ‘Reel Hero’ & Donate Blood Thursday In Marysville

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OMAHA, Neb. – This summer, you don’t need to wear a cape or special suit to be a hero. In about an hour, you can be a lifesaver by giving blood at an American Red Cross “Reel Heroes” blood drive in your community and have the opportunity to watch a movie with your favorite action hero. This Thursday, you can ... Read More »

SCC Men’s Basketball Repeats As Academic National Champions

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The work Southeast Community College student-athletes put into the classroom pays off. Led by the men’s basketball team’s 3.4 cumulative grade-point average, which earned it a second consecutive academic national championship, four SCC Storm intercollegiate athletic teams placed in the top 25 nationally in academics during the 2009-2010 school year. The women’s basketball team (tied for 13th), softball team (tied ... Read More »

Bye Bye Birdie Takes the Stage This Weekend In Marysville

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The Marysville Area Community Theatre will present Bye Bye Birdie Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the Marysville High School auditorium. Ticket prices are $10.00 for adults, $9.00 for senior citizens, and $5.00 for students. “All summer, people have been telling me about how excited they are to see the musical,” said Wayne Kruse, ... Read More »

UNL Hosting Family Business Conference in Beatrice

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University of Nebraska Extension is hosting a Family Business Conference on Thursday, July 29 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at the Extension Office Meeting Room on the fairgrounds in Beatrice.  Dave Specht, University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Business Administration Lecturer will be the featured presenter.  Topics covered will be “Seven Themes Families Must Master for Generational Succession” ... Read More »