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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.

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 »

SCC’s Adult Education/GED Classes To Resume In Beatrice

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Adult education/General Educational Development classes are scheduled to resume Aug. 2 at Southeast Community College’s Beatrice Campus. SCC sponsors the Adult Education program in Beatrice. It is a federal and state program that provides basic education skills to individuals who are 16 years of age and older and not enrolled in school. A $20 registration fee is due prior to ... Read More »

KDOT Awards June Projects; Largest Construction Lettings Ever

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Contracts have been awarded for 85 construction projects included in one of the largest monthly lettings ever by the Kansas Department of Transportation. The large number of projects included in the June letting is attributed to T-WORKS, the comprehensive transportation program passed by the 2010 Kansas Legislature. Seventy of the projects totaling millions of dollars were suspended in March due ... Read More »

Marysville’s Summer Extravaganza

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Everyone is invited to spend the day in Marysville on Saturday, July 24th for Marysville’s Summer Extravaganza, sponsored by the Marysville Chamber of Commerce and Marysville Main Street. Start the day off with the annual Sidewalk Sale in historic downtown Marysville.  Stores will have their merchandise on the sidewalk from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Shop early for great bargains!  ... Read More »