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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.

TZD Coordinater Josh McCuen discusses latest DWI enforcement wave


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 for extensive coverage of the trial.

WPD Chief Mike Cumiskey talks crime stats in Worthington


Join Justine Tuesday at 12:30 when she discusses crime statistics in Worthington and around the state with Worthington Police Chief Mike Cumiskey.

Officer Josh McCuen talks TZD enforcement


Worthington Police Officer Josh McCuen joins Justine at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the Toward Zero Death DWI enforcement wave that is currently underway. The wave runs through Labor Day.