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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 Commissioners Meeting Minutes

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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 »

Arts Cooperative and Chamber Partner for Downtown Festival

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Businesses lining Marysville’s main street will open their doors to host local artists on Friday, June 18.  From 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. the Marshall County Arts Cooperative and Marysville’s Chamber of Commerce will sponsor “After Hours With The Arts.”  The event teams the business community with the arts community to attract people to historic downtown Marysville. This is the ... Read More »

KHP Reports No Fatality Accidents Over Memorial Weekend

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The Memorial Day holiday weekend marks the beginning of the summer travel season for people across the nation. 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 Memorial Day 2010 holiday reporting period (6:00 p.m. Fri., May 28 until ... Read More »

82nd Kansas FFA Convention Underway in Manhattan

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The first day of the 82nd Kansas FFA Convention featured an opportunity for high school students to explore potential careers; recognition of student success in the FFA creed speaking, agricultural issues and parliamentary procedure career development events; and a challenge to members made by renowned speaker Jeff Yalden. The opening session welcomed Kansas FFA members, advisors and guests to Manhattan ... Read More »

LIVE State Track & Field Championship Results

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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 100th Anniversary ... Read More »

$86.5 Million Transportation Plan Back on Track

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Eighty-four preservation projects totaling $86.5 million that were suspended in March due to budget cuts are back on track thanks to passage of the comprehensive transportation program T-WORKS. The $8.2 billion program was recently passed by the 2010 Kansas Legislature. One major T-WORKS component was highway preservation where $4.6 billion will go toward ensuring every mile of Kansas highway will ... Read More »

Enrollment Continues For SCC Summer Camps In Beatrice

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There’s still time to enroll a child in a series of summer camps at Southeast Community College’s Beatrice Campus. Designed for children ages 6-13, the “Seriously Fun: Summer Camps on Campus” will take place June 14-18 on SCC’s Beatrice Campus, 4771 W. Scott Road. Kelly Morgan, assistant director of Continuing Education at SCC-Beatrice, said there still were slots available for ... Read More »

CMH Holds Beam Signing Event For Replacement Hospital

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Marysville, KS — Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) reached a major milestone in construction recently when CMH hospital leaders, staff and board members marked its progress with an informal beam signing ceremony Tuesday morning. The final steel beam will be raised into place within the next several weeks. CMH Beam signing ceremonies are typically held to commemorate the placement of the ... Read More »

Award Program Helps Marshall County Non-Profits

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Kansas farmers have the opportunity to win awards to help community non-profit organizations that are dear to their hearts. The awards are available through Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities ProjectSM, a new program being offered in select counties in California, Kansas, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and South Dakota. Through the program, farmers can enter to win the ... Read More »

Southeast CC Signs Auburn Player To Volleyball Squad

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Southeast Community College Head Volleyball Coach Carrie Puhalla has announced the signing of Miranda Leslie of Auburn High School. Leslie is a 6-foot middle hitter who will play for the Storm beginning this fall. All of SCC’s intercollegiate athletic programs are on the Beatrice Campus. “I am very excited to have Miranda as part of the team,” Puhalla said. “I ... Read More »