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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.

Pair Of Injury Accidents Sends Residents To Hospitals

An injury accident was reported in Nemaha County last Thursday evening around 11:30 p.m., on Kansas Highway 9, a half mile west of W6...

Washington Man Arrested Following Disturbance Call

A Washington man, Roger Smith, was arrested February 28th, and was held on $5,000 bond on pending charges of criminal threat and aggravated assault,...

Hoesly In Court For Pre-trial Hearing In Asherville Murder Case

Merlyn Hoesly, age 58 of Simpson, was back in Mitchell County District Court on Friday for a pretrial hearing pursuant to charges of first...

Jewell Man Airlifted After Suffering Burns In Beloit – UPDATE

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Lincoln County Commissioners – February 27, 2017

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Presidio Brass Coming To Marshall County

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7th Annual Sunflower Shootout All-Star Basketball Game Set

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KSHSAA Releases 2017 State Basketball Tournament Brackets

TOPEKA - The Kansas State High School Activities Association today released the brackets and times for all classifications for the 2017 State Basketball Tournament...

KNDY Area High School Sub-State Tournament Championship Scoreboard – March 4, 2017

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Marysville Community Foundation Seeking Nonprofits In Marysville

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Kansas Headlines

Amber Alert Update: Two Family Members Booked Into Jail Following Discovery Of Body In KCK

In a follow up to an Amber Alert that was issued across the State of Kansas on Friday, Kansas City, Kansas police report that...

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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CANCELLED: AMBER ALERT: Olivia A. Jansen of Kansas City, Kansas

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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

Kansans Planning A Trip To New York Must Now Quarantine For Two Weeks Upon Arrival

By Jodi Fortino - Kansas News Service New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Kansas has been added to the state’s travel advisory, along with...

A Look At The Sizable Pool Of Candidates Hoping To Represent Kansas’ Big 1st

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service GARDEN CITY, Kansas — Four Republicans and two Democrats are running for Kansas’ 1st Congressional District seat. It’s open...

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How To Go Back To College In A Pandemic: Face Masks, Social Distancing And Shorter Semesters

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