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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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No show this week

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Due to the holidays, there will be no Talk of the Town this week or next week. Talk of the Town will return January 7.


WPD Officer discusses scams, newsletter

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Worthington Police Officer Chris Hillesheim talks with Justine about the WPD newsletter, scams


TZD Coordinater Josh McCuen discusses latest DWI enforcement wave

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Worthington Police Officer Josh McCuen, who serves as the Toward Zero Death Coordinator for southwest Minnesota, discusses the latest DWI enforcement campaign, which begins Monday statewide.


Sgt. Tim Gaul talks winter driving safety

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Worthington Police Sgt. Tim Gaul talks about winter driving safety at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday on Talk of the Town.


SWCC hosts United Against Domestic Violence

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The Southwest Crisis Center hosted a United Against Domestic Violence reception Monday, with guest speaker Anna Gronewold.

Gronewold's daughter Ashley and husband Chester were murdered by Ashley's ex-boyfriend, and Gronewold has been working ever since to change laws and make people more aware of domestic violence.

At 12:30 Tuesday, listen to Groenwold's presentation and the call to action against domestic violence by Worthington Mayor Al Oberloh.


WPD Officer Bomgaars talks Halloween safety

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On this week's Talk of the Town, Justine talks with Worthington Police Officer Jacki Bomgaars about Halloween safety at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 on AM 730 KWOA


Human trafficking in Minnesota

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Lauren Ryan from the International Institute of Minnesota visited Worthington last week to discuss human trafficking in the state, nation and around the world. Catch part of her presentation at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 on KWOA during Talk of the Town.


SWCC staff talks Domestic Violence Awareness

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On Tuesday, October 8, Justine talks with staff from the Southwest Crisis Center about Domestic Violence Awareness Month and all of their latest happenings. Tune in at 12:30 to hear what's going on over at the crisis center!


Nobles County Attorney and Justine discuss impact of Fraga trial

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Justine and Nobles County Attorney Kathy Kusz talk about the emotional impact of the Fraga trial on lawyers and reporters, touching on the impact of sexual crimes on the families involved.


No show during Fraga trial

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Justine will be covering every moment of the Josue Fraga trial as soon as a jury as seated, so Talk of the Town will be on hiatus until a conclusion in the case is reached. Keep on eye on kwoa.com for extensive coverage of the trial.