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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

Below is a listing of stories for the Talk of the Town segment. Please click the story title to view the full story.


MCC Spelling Bee Champ Alyssa Boynton talks nationals

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Justine talks with Murray County Central student Alyssa Boynton and her MCC Enrichment Program Coordinator Mark Schleisman about her recent win at the Multi-Region Spelling Bee, which moves her on to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington DC.


Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

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The staff from the Southwest Crisis Center talks to Justine about statistics, studies and ramifications of teen dating violence.


Judge Moore talks about cameras in the courtroom

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News Director Justine Wettschreck talks to Nobles County Judge Gordon Moore about the concept of cameras in the courtrooms in Minnesota.


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