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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.

Cloud County Comm. College Wins 2nd at Kansas Ag Contest

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(Manhattan, KS) – Cloud County Community College Crops Judging team took second place at the annual Kansas Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (KACTA) contest Friday, March 26, The contests was hosted by Kansas State University (KSU). The CCCC team placed behind KSU’s team as there were no two-year and four-year divisions. Individually, CCCC students did well. Levi Larkins, ... Read More »

RuralVoices Youth Contest Winners Named

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BELOIT, KS, March 24, 2010 – Three high school seniors from North Central Kansas will each receive $650 for submitting the top entries in the Fourth Annual RuralVoices Youth Contest sponsored by the North Central Regional Planning Commission (NCRPC), Beloit, Kansas. Students had three options to participate that included submitting a written essay, a video or a photo series. Winners ... Read More »

USD 422 Board To Hold Consolidation Meeting April 5

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The USD 442 Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Monday, April 5, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the main gym of Nemaha Valley High School. This is a meeting with the public invited. School consolidation issues will be the focus of the meeting with the following presentations tentatively scheduled for the agenda. *Donna Whiteman, Kansas Association of ... Read More »

Special Board Meeting in USD 451 Concerning Consolidation

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The special meeting of the U.S.D. #451 Board of Education was called to order Tuesday, March 23, 2010 by President Dale Sudbeck at 7:00 p.m. Alan Schmitz, Steve Sudbeck, Nick Holthaus, Jim Dalinghaus, John Haug, and Martin Haug answered roll call. Also attending were Jerry Turner, Carol Hunninghake, and Cheryl Deters. John Haug made a motion to waive the 48 ... Read More »

Recovery Act To Help Bring Fiber Internet to Barnes Exchange

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WASHINGTON, March 23, 2010 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the selection of broadband infrastructure projects to give rural residents in 8 states access to improved economic and educational opportunities. Funding for the projects is being provided through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. “The broadband projects announced today will give rural Americans access to the tools they need ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners Minutes for March 22

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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 »

NCKL All-League Wrestling Teams Announced

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103 lbs 1st Team Jr. Morgan-Abilene HM Brad Hake-Concordia HM Josh Goepfert-Marysville HM Jake Roberts-Clay Center 112 lbs 1st Team Skylar Goepfert Marysville HM Taelor Mendenhall-Concordia HM Ty Kolterman-Clay Center 119 lbs 1st Team Anthony Henely-Abilene HM Mat Coles-Chapman HM Kyle Wilson-Wamego 125 lbs 1st Team Logan Singular-Clay Center HM Morgan Shorter-Chapman HM James Landoll-Marysville 130 lbs 1st Team Jayde ... Read More »

Twin Valley League All-League Selections Made

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2010 All TVL Girls Basketball First Team Senior April Gee Axtell Junior Valerie Hecht Bern Senior McKenzie McClellan Bern Senior Callie Friedrich Blue Valley Senior Alex Cross Centralia Junior Blair Bloomfield Clifton-Clyde Senior Chelsea Keating Frankfort Senior Erica Dwerlkotte Frankfort Junior Jordan Krohn Onaga Senior Macy Parker Valley Heights Second Team Junior Sabrina Allen Centralia Junior Jancee Hobbs Clifton-Clyde Senior ... Read More »

Emporia State To Host 2012 Kansas Shrine Bowl Game

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The Kansas Shrine Bowl Board of Directors is proud to announce that Emporia has been selected to host the 2012 Kansas Shrine Bowl. Emporia’s selection for 2012 marks the fourth time the Shrine Bowl has been held in Emporia and will be the 39th annual charity event. Wichita has been the host site 9 times, Manhattan and Lawrence 8 times ... Read More »

Kansas Highway Patrol Releases 2009 Annual Report

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Colonel Terry Maple, Superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol, released the agency’s 2009 Annual Report today. The report includes statistical information, department descriptions, and highlights the agency’s activities during 2009. The Annual Report features the Patrol’s service to others including citizens in the state, travelers on the roads, and other organizations, both in the public and private sectors. Thank you notes received by the agency are ... Read More »