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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.

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 »

KSHSAA Announces 2011 State Wrestling Hosts

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association is announcing the following sites for the 2010-11 KSHSAA State Wrestling Championship Tournaments scheduled for February 25th & 26th, 2011: Classes 6A & 5A – Hartman Arena, Wichita Class 4A – Bicentennial Center, Salina Class 3-2-1A – Gross Memorial Coliseum, Hays “Hosting state wrestling tournaments is truly a joint effort on the part ... Read More »

CMH Receives $250,000 in KDOC Tax Credit

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Marysville, KS — Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) has received $250,000 in tax credits from the Kansas Department of Commerce (KDOC) to be used in the construction of the new hospital facility. KDOC recently awarded a total of $4.13 million in Community Service Tax Credits to 21 nonprofit organizations around the state. These future Kansas income tax credits are a major ... Read More »

Tickets Go On Sale For Bye Bye Birdie

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Members of the Marysville Area Community Theatre have spent the past five weeks preparing for their twenty-eighth summer musical, Bye Bye Birdie.  With less then two weeks until the show is presented, the group is putting the final touches on the performance.  The musical will be presented in the Marysville High School auditorium on July 23 and 24 at 7:30 ... Read More »

K-99 Highway To Close Tuesday North of Beattie

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On Tuesday, July 13, northbound and southbound K-99 will be closed just east and north of Beattie approximately 4 miles (at milepost 225.7) for culvert replacement work. K-99 will close beginning at 8:00 a.m. and will reopen to all traffic at 5:00 p.m. the same day. Advance message boards will alert drivers to the roadway closure. No marked detours will ... Read More »

KHP: No Fatalities Reported Over Independence Weekend

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The July 4th holiday weekend has come and gone, and Kansas experienced much travel on the state’s roadways. Last weekend, the Patrol and other law enforcement personnel from throughout the state worked to help ensure motorists reached their destinations safely. The Patrol’s preliminary figures from the holiday weekend activity are in, and for the July 4th, 2010 holiday reporting period ... Read More »

Marysville Chamber of Commerce to host the 312th Army Band

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The 312th United States Army Band was activated on October 1st, 1973 in Lawrence, Kansas, as part of the 89th Army Reserve Command, headquartered in Wichita, Kansas. Although not officially a descendent, the band unofficially was reorganized from the 89th Division Band that deployed during the campaign to reoccupy France during World War II.  For a brief period in the ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Meeting Minutes

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The Board of Washington County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Chairman, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk.    Chairman Helms called the meeting to order with prayer. ... Read More »