KD 94’s Summer Giveaway Finalists Announced


Join KD Country 94 and Z-96.3 The Lake at Dairy Queen tomorrow at Dairy Queen in Beloit as we draw the winners of all the prizes this year. We will be live from 3:00-5:00 PM with 50 cent ice cream cones and FREE Pepsi. We will also be giving away other prizes to those who are in attendance.


Name Hometown
Brian Doyle Beloit
Stephanie Draayer Downs
Matthew Railsback Mankato
Linda Ubelaker Osborne
Machelle Wiles Hunter
Amber Krier Beloit
Ashley Spaulding Glen Elder
Eugene Torkelson Beloit
Melissa Palen Cawker City
Ashley Clausen Glen Elder


Name Hometown
Kayla Tonne Glen Elder
Hosea Harris Downs
Beth Walker Esbon
Payson Sigle Osborne
Tyler Gier Sylvan Grove
Ellie Remus Beloit
Kendra Rowh Beloit
Leanne Litton Glasco
Joshua Smith Beloit
Simeon Horinek Beloit
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.