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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.

KHP Offers Motorcycle Safety Tips As We Enter Summer

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With the warmer temperatures and summer right around the corner, Kansans may have noticed more motorcycles on the roads. As a precursor to what is normally the beginning of the riding season, federal, state, and local organizations are recognizing the month of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. “Too many motorcycle riders have been injured or killed on the state’s roadways, the past few years,” ... Read More »

Website Launched To Commemorate Kansas’ 150th Birthday

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TOPEKA, KS—January 29, 2011, marks 150 years of statehood for Kansas. The Kansas 150 Advisory Committee launched a website today for communities across Kansas to become involved. The website, ks150.org, is a portal to events, programs, resources, and agencies that commemorate the anniversary of statehood. “We believe the KS150.org website will be the key to success for the Kansas sesquicentennial ... Read More »

Auditions: Large Cast Needed to Present Rock and Roll Musical

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Auditions are approaching for the Marysville Area Community Theatre’s production of Bye Bye Birdie. Try-outs will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, May 25 and 26, from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the Marysville High School auditorium. The musical takes place in the late 1950s where teenagers from across the United States are going crazy for the handsome rock star, ... Read More »

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 »

SCC Basketball Coaches Hosting One-On-One, Small-Group Clinics

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All school-age youth in and around Beatrice are invited to participate in one-on-one and/or small-group basketball clinics at Southeast Community College in June. Storm men’s and women’s head coaches Joel and Vicki Wooton will be providing instruction to boys and girls in elementary, middle and high school. One-on-One Hoops will begin the week of June 21. Each session will be ... Read More »

SCC Holding Generational Customer Service Workshop

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For the first time in history, there are four generations in the workplace. This means there also are four generations in the marketplace. Every member of each generation brings a distinct set of values, attitudes and behaviors with them. Learn how to provide exceptional customer service by attending a Southeast Community College Business & Bagel workshop titled “Customer Service Across ... Read More »

SCC Hosting Fifth Annual Cyber Security Conference

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No doubt you’ve heard news accounts about credit card and Social Security numbers being stolen, as well as the spread of e-mail viruses. It’s possible you may have been a victim yourself. One of the best defenses is understanding the risks, what some of the basic terms mean, and what you can do to protect yourself against them. Southeast Community ... Read More »

Extension News: Babysitting Workshop Scheduled in Washington

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River Valley Extension is sponsoring a “basics about babysitting” workshop on Tuesday, May 25 at the 1st National Bank meeting room in Washington.  The workshop is geared for youth 12 and older who would like to babysit. We will be using the 4-H/Army Child and Youth Services babysitting curriculum which will cover: *The responsibilities of babysitting; *Skills & techniques related ... Read More »

Southeast Baseball Program Signs Three In-State Players

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Southeast Community College Head Baseball Coach Ron Cullison has announced the signing of three student-athletes from Nebraska who will play for the Storm during the 2010-2011 season. Dylan McGill, Mark Korsakas and Sam Busboom signed letters of intent to play for SCC beginning this fall. McGill is a pitcher-catcher from Bishop Neumann High School in Wahoo. “He’s got a great ... Read More »

Time to Get Around to Manhattan Ad Campain Launched

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Now is the time to “get around” and discover all the great things to see and do in Manhattan. Mark your calendars for the second annual Get Around 2it on Thursday, May 6 in Manhattan City Park from 4:30-7:30 p.m. This community festival, sponsored by the Manhattan Convention & Visitors Bureau in partnership with the Manhattan Parks ... Read More »