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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.

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 »

Hanover Rural Fire Chief To Speak at Kloppenberg Center

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Hanover Rural Fire Chief Richard Martin will speak at the Kloppenberg Center on Friday, March 26. Richard has been a firefighter (both rural and city) for ten years and Rural Fire Chief for four. Richard is also an EMT with the Hanover Hospital. He will bring a fire truck and some of their equipment and will explain what they do ... Read More »

Hanover Wildcats Win 1A State Basketball Championship

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The Hanover Wildcats defended their 2009 1A State Championship with a 58-49 win over South Gray Friday at Fort Hays State University. The Wildcats were led in scoring by 15 points by Conner Hynek, and 14 points by Taylor Nicholson. Official Basketball Box Score -- GAME TOTALS -- FINAL STATISTICS Hanover vs Montezuma-South Gray 03/12/10 7:30 pm at Hays,Kan (Gross Memorial ... Read More »

Valley Heights Girls Fall to Hill City 46-40. Box Score Included.

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Official Basketball Box Score Blue Rapids-Valley Hgts vs Hilly City Ringnecks 3-10-10 6:30 pm at Bramlage Coliseum -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- VISITORS: Blue Rapids-Valley Hgts 18-5 TOT-FG 3-PT REBOUNDS ## Player Name FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF TP A TO BLK S MIN 11 Gentry Botkin....... * 0-4 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 2 21 14 ... Read More »

Frankfort Girls Fall To St. John’s-Hudson 43-32. Box Score Included.

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Official Basketball Box Score -- GAME TOTALS -- FINAL STATISTICS Frankfort vs St. John's-Hudson 03/10/10 4:45 pm at Hays, Kan. (Gross Memorial Coliseum) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- VISITORS: Frankfort 23-3 TOT-FG 3-PT REBOUNDS ## Player Name FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF TP A TO BLK S MIN 13 Dwerlkotte,Erica.... * 1-3 1-1 4-6 1 0 1 5 7 2 5 0 ... Read More »

Bob Fisher of Centralia Sets A Second World Record

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Courtesy of Northeast Kansas Sports.com A new world record for the most free throws in two minutes was set Sunday, March 7, 2010 at Valley Heights High School. Bob Fisher of Centralia, Kansas made 88 in two minutes to break the previous record of 68 which was held by Rick Rosser of Alabama. This is the second world record for ... Read More »

Bill To Rename Blue Rapids River Bridge Sent To Governor Parkinson

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Topeka – Legislation that will honor a fallen U.S. Marine from Marshall County is on its way to the Governor. The Kansas Senate today approved House Bill 2436. The bill will name bridge No. 62 on U.S. Highway 77 that goes over the Big Blue River east of Blue Rapids in Marshall County as the 1st Lieutenant Michael Hugh Breeding ... Read More »

Marshall Co. To Host 50th Annual Quality Beef Day

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The 50th Annual Quality Beef Day will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at Hedstrom Hall in Marysville, Kansas. Quality Beef Day will start by holding a livestock judging contest. The livestock judging contest will begin at 9:15 A.M. Registration for the livestock judging contest will begin at 8:30 A.M. Anyone can participate in the livestock judging contest. Following ... Read More »

Marysville Farmers Market Meeting Set

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The Marysville Farmers Market will have a planning meeting for area vendors at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday at the Marysville City Building. Anyone interested in selling at the market this summer and fall is welcome. The meeting will explain state regulations the market will follow and will feature a guest speaker from Washington County Farm Bureau who will talk about ... Read More »