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Mitchell County Commissioners 1/22/19

The Mitchell County Commissioners met on Tuesday, January 22nd.

Dennis Lutgen of Beloit informed the commissioners about a culvert that is plugged near 210 and A roads. Dale Housh, Mitchell County Highway Director,  Dale Housh, will check on the situation and report back to the commissioners, but the culvert wouldn’t be cleaned out until the area dries.

County Engineer Stewart Porter, discussed bridge repairs on the Mitchell-Jewell County line. The type of bridge or culvert will determine the final cost. The two bridges to be replaced are fracture critical bridges which require expensive inspections each year. The issue will be discussed further at the Jewell County commissioners meeting Feb. 11th.

Derek Nesterhttps://sunflowerstateradio.com
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.

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