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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 Communications. 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. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 94 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing. In 2018 he became the Studio Coordinator at the Cumulus Kansas City broadcast center for Kansas City Chiefs Football.

Kansas Jayhawk Football Plays Here!

Kansas Jayhawk Football returns this fall with second year head coach Les Miles. Catch every Jayhawk game right here on Z-96.3 The Lake in...

Valley Heights Sweeps TVL Tournament Championships

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Azubuike Powers Jayhawks Past Volunteers, 74-68

Courtesy of Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – Senior Udoka Azubuike’s eighth double-double and four blocks, including two key swats late, helped key the No. 3...

Twin Valley League Tournament Update – 1/24/2020

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K-State Falls to No. 3/3 Kansas, 81-60, In 292nd Sunflower Showdown

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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – 1/13/20

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Twin Valley League Tournament Scoreboard Update – 1/18/20

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Kansas Headlines

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Kelly Administration Launches KanVet Site to Help Veterans Find Careers in Kansas

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K-State Announces Added Furloughs; Total More Than 1,800

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State Settles Federal Lawsuit; Agencies Eager to Continue Systemic Overhaul of Child Welfare System

(Via Press Release) Department for Children and Families Secretary Laura Howard today announced that defendants have agreed to a settlement agreement in the matter...

Kansas News Service

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