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Author Archives: Derek Nester

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.

State Wrestling Results for Friday 2/26

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CLASS 3-2-1A At Hays-Gross Coliseum Team scores Norton 142.5, Smith Center 63.5, Hoxie 52.5, Oakley 52, Douglass 49, Osborne 39, Halstead 37, Wellsville 30, Lakin 29.5, Phillipsburg 29.5, Rossville 29, Caney Valley 29, TMP-Marian 29, Chaparral 28, Hoisington 28, Plainville 28, Garden Plain 27, Ellsworth 25, Rawlins County 25, Burlington 22, Chase County 22, Eureka 22, Ell-Saline 22, Minneapolis 21, ... Read More »

NCKL Standings – Girls 2/5/2010

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  LEAGUE STANDINGS: Team League Overall Concordia 7-0 15-0 Abilene 4-2 10-5 Clay Center 3-3 9-5 Chapman 2-4 7-9 Wamego 1-4 4-10 Marysville 1-5 5-9 *denotes league champion Read More »

NCKL Standings – Boys 2/5/2010

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LEAGUE STANDINGS: Team League Overall Clay Center 6-0 14-1 Wamego 4-1 11-3 Abilene 4-2 11-4 Marysville 3-3 8-6 Concordia 1-6 3-12 Chapman 0-6 1-15 *denotes league champion Read More »

Local Stars Take The Stage for “Route 36” Jan. 16th

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Recently, the Marshall County Arts Cooperative has brought professional artists like Theatre A-Go-Go, Go For Baroque, and Deb Marquart to Marshall County to entertain residents.  On January 16, however, the arts organization will showcase local talent to entertain county citizens.  The arts cooperative will sponsor “Route 36: Traveling With The Stars” Saturday, January 16, at the Marysville Moose Lodge.  Performance ... Read More »

Gun Amnesty Program Announced in Beatrice/Gage County

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The Beatrice Police Department, along with the Gage County Sheriff’s Department, in cooperation with Gage County Attorney Randy Ritnour, is announcing a 72 hour gun amnesty program that runs until noon on Christmas Day for citizens to turn in stolen firearms without being charged with possession of stolen property. The gun amnesty program comes on the heels of the arrest ... Read More »

Insurance Commissioner Fines Company, Demands Refunds

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TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger has levied a $5,000 fine against a Kansas-licensed insurance company and has ordered premium refunds for those consumers affected by the company’s statute violations. In an order issued Dec. 8, Commissioner Praeger ordered Progressive Direct Insurance Company, based in Mayfield Village, Ohio, to pay the monetary penalty for violating statutes and regulations ... Read More »

MHS Boys’ Basketball Alumni Activities Set

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The Marysville High School Boys’ Basketball Program will hold an Alumni Reunion for former members of the program on Wednesday, December 30th and Thursday, December 31st at the Marysville High School gymnasium. On Wednesday, Alumni will be welcomed to come and watch practice. After practice we will open the doors and allow some time for warm-up. We will then have ... Read More »

The Eight Wonders of Kansas Customs Announced

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After almost six weeks of voting, the Kansas Sampler Foundation announced the 8 Wonders of Kansas Customs. In alphabetical order: Bringing musicians together: For a decade there’s been a lively jam session at the Emma Chase Cafe in Cottonwood Falls almost every Friday night at 7:30 p.m. Chanting a school fight song: The University of Kansas’s (Lawrence) Rock Chalk Jayhawk ... Read More »

Washington County FFA Chapter Wins National Championships

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The Washington County FFA Chapter had 2 teams compete in the Career Development Events at the 82nd National FFA Convention in Indianapolis. The Agronomy team repeats as National champions this year. Team members and their rankings are: #1 – Trevor #2 – Jake Miller #3 – Ryan Fiser #4 – Chelsie Wilkens The Nursery/Landscape Team is also National Champion this ... Read More »

Area Football Scores for Week 8

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The 2009 high school football season moved through week number 8 on Friday, with several area teams continuing their winning ways. Due to the State Volleyball Tournaments next Friday and Saturday, the high school football regular season will finish up on Thursday night. We’ll have the Marysville Bulldogs as they travel to Belleville to face the Republic County Buffaloes as ... Read More »