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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.

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes (4/12/10)

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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 members; 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 »

50th Quality Beef Day Results Announced

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The 50 Annual Quality Beef Day was held on Saturday, April th 10, at Hedstrom Hall in Marysville, Kansas. There were 86 head of livestock exhibited by 42 youth and adults from Kansas and Nebraska. The livestock were judged by Twig Marston of Norfolk, Nebraska. Fifty-five youth and adults participated in the 4-H, FFA, and Adult Livestock Judging Contest. “We had great weather for ... Read More »

USD #451 Board of Education Meeting Minutes

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The regular meeting of the U.S.D. #451 Board of Education was called to order Monday, April 12, 2010 by President Dale Sudbeck at 7:30 p.m. Alan Schmitz, Steve Sudbeck, Nick Holthaus, Jim Dalinghaus, John Haug and Martin Haug answered roll call. Also attending were Jerry Turner, Deborah Stallbaumer, and Carol Hunninghake. John Haug made a motion to approve the minutes ... Read More »

McCain Auditorium To Host “Jesus Christ Superstar”

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MANHATTAN — “Jesus Christ Superstar,” starring Ted Neeley, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 19 at Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium. The first masterpiece from the legendary writing team of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, “Jesus Christ Superstar” opened on Broadway in 1971 and changed the world of musical theater. With a score of remarkable songs including, ... Read More »

Heartland Residents Have a Heart for Haiti

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Kansas City, Mo.- Three months after a massive earthquake devastated Haiti, The Salvation Army of Kansas and Western Missouri has received more than $800,000 to help care for thousands of people still suffering in the aftermath of the January 12th disaster. To date, nearly 10,000 people have donated $818,599 to The Salvation Army headquartered in Kansas City for Haiti relief ... Read More »

Community Choir To Perform “The Great American Songbook”

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The Marshall County Community Choir, under the direction of Maybelle Circle, will perform “The Great American Songbook” Sunday, April 18, at 2:00 p.m.  The free concert will be held in the Marysville High School auditorium. Thirty-five area residents are in the choir.  Members have been rehearsing since early March to prepare the nine songs they will sing in Sunday’s concert. ... Read More »

Postal Service Expands Prescription Mail Back

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WASHINGTON — Veterans will be able to safely dispose of expired and unused prescriptions and help the environment at the same time under a program offered by the U.S. Postal Service and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This pilot program is limited to an estimated 780,000 veterans living in Baltimore, Washington, DC, and West Virginia. Veterans mail back outdated, ... Read More »

Donkey Basketball On Tap for Friday in Blue Rapids

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Yeehaw!! Come to Blue Rapids for an evening of hilarious fun Friday night, April 16th! It’s time for the Buckeye Donkey Basketball Tournament – the craziest show on earth!! The game will be held at the Blue Rapids Gym. Food and concessions will be available, beginning at 6:00 PM, and the game starts at 7:00 PM. Free donkey rides will ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Michael J. Keating, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle members; 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 by ... Read More »

Heights Student Hits First Hole-in-One At Waterville Course

By Megan Wanamaker – Valley Heights High School Cell phones aren’t usually allowed during golf practice but on March 30th Tim Laughlin called Tanner Whiting with some amazing news. Golfing on hole 8 with a par 4, Whiting started and ended with a wonderful drive. Laughlin, Donovan Bradley, and Nathan Ramsay, who had been finishing up the hole 8, were ... Read More »