KNDY Area School Closings & Postponements – 11/26/18

The following school closings and postponements have been reported to KNDY.

BUSINESS & SERVICES CLOSINGS

  • Hiawatha Community Hospital & Family Practice – Closed Monday
  • Marshall County Agency on Aging – Closed Monday including Nutrition sites, Meals on Wheels, and public transportation.
  • NEK-CAP, Inc. – Closed
  • Nemaha County Meal Sites & Public Transportation – Closed Monday
  • Washington County Head Start – Closed Monday

SCHOOLS & UNIVERSITY CLOSINGS

  • Beatrice Public Schools – Closed Monday
  • Cloud County Community College Concordia Campus – Closed Monday
  • Cloud County Community College Geary Co. Campus – Closed Monday
  • Diller-Odell Public Schools – Closed Monday
  • Emporia State University – Closed Monday
  • Fairbury Public Schools – Closed Monday
  • Flint Hills Technical College – Closed Monday
  • Highland Community College – Baileyville – Closed Monday
  • Highland Community College – Perry – Closed Monday
  • Highland Community College – Wamego – Closed Monday
  • Kansas State University – Opens 12:00 PM Monday
  • Kansas State University – Olathe – Closed Monday
  • Lewiston Consolidated Schools – Closed Monday
  • Manhattan Area Technical – Closed Monday
  • Manhattan Catholic Schools – Closed Monday
  • Southeast Community College – Beatrice Campus – Closed Monday
  • Southern Public Schools – Closed Monday
  • University of Kansas – Edwards Campus – Closed Monday
  • University of Kansas – Lawrence Campus – Closed Monday
  • USD 113 – Prairie Hills – Closed Monday
  • USD 115 – Nemaha Central – Closed Monday
  • USD 224 – Clifton-Clyde – Closed Monday
  • USD 323 – Rock Creek – Closed Monday
  • USD 364 – Marysville – Closed Monday
  • USD 378 – Riley County – Closed Monday
  • USD 380 – Vermillion-Frankfort-Centralia – Closed Monday
  • USD 383 – Manhattan-Ogden – Closed Monday
  • USD 384 – Blue Valley-Randolph – Closed Monday
  • USD 498 – Valley Heights – Closed Monday
  • Washburn University – Topeka – Closed Monday

Updated 11/25/18 at 6:58 PM

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.