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Radio Works Director of News and Information Justine Wettschreck is working to keep you up to date on the latest "Talk of the Town"! Join her every Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. until 1 p.m. as Justine covers the latest area events, public safety tips and tricks, and other every-day happenings in your community! It's the "Talk of the Town" on AM 730 KWOA!

Talk of the Town Segment Stories

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Florian Chmielewski stops by Radio Works for a chat


The Grand Casino Hinckley will host the Chmielewski 37th International Polka Festival May 29-31, 2015. This entire event will be dedicated to Florian Chmielewski, who at the age of 88, will be celebrating his 70th year playing the accordion at the festival. Since 1882, the Midwest’s most well-known entertainers, the Chmielewski Family have been synonymous with polka music. Over 100 years later and into five succeeding generations, the Chmielewski Family music has never stopped.

Florian Chmielewski is stopping by Radio Works to talk about the upcoming festival, his experiences over the years and maybe even his 26 spent years as a Minnesota Senator.

From Surviving to Thriving: A Presentation coming to MN West


Justine talks with staff from the Southwest Crisis Center and The Nobles County Integration Collaborative about a presentation coming to Minnesota West by Jolene Loetcher, a thriving survivor of child sexual assault at the hands of a respected business owner and trusted family friend.

Listen in on the discussion March 24, and attend the event Tuesday, April 7 at 6 p.m. at Minnesota West, Worthington Campus, in the Commons. The event is free and open to the public.

Jeff Flynn descusses his return to practicing law


After years on the bench, Jeff Flynn has returned to practicing law with the Jesse Flynn Law office. Listen in as he discusses his plans for the future.

SWCC Juli Fast discusses upcoming Safe Harbor conference


Justine talks with Regional Navigator Juli Fast about the upcoming Safe Harbor Regional Trafficking Conference - who should attend, and why sexual exploitation of youth should be of concern to all community members.

Tammy Makram talks 'Unsolved Mysteries"


Justine talks to Tammy Makram about being part of the "Unsolved Mysteries" website and the abandoned baby, left on a doorstep in 1961.

Author Doug Wolter discusses his book "The Genuine One"


Justine talks with local author Doug Wolter about his book "The Genuine One," the process of writing and a new book that will hit the shelves within the next few months.

Worthington Police Chief Troy Appel discusses Blue in the Schools program


Justine talks with Worthington Police Chief Troy Appel about a program that he has recently implemented called Blue in the Schools, that exposes students of all ages to uniformed officers. The reasoning, he said, is give the kids a chance to get more comfortable with law enforcement officers, both in the schools and out on the streets.

Tune in Tuesday, January 27 at 12:30 p.m. for the interview on Talk of the Town on AM 730 KWOA