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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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SWCC Advocates discuss child abuse prevention

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April is Crime Victims Month and National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Listen is at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday as Justine talks with advocates from the Southwest Crisis Center about what we can do to prevent child abuse and support crime victims.


Weber and Schomacker visit with residents

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Se. Bill Weber and Rep. Joe Schomacker stopped in Fulda Monday to visit with citizens at the Mapleview Estates Assisted Living facility during their spring break from the Minnesota Legislature.


Dennis Weeks talks about Mana Food Pantry

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March is Minnesota Food Share month - Join Justine as she talks with Dennis Weeks of the Mana Food Pantry on Talk of the Town, 12:30 p.m. Tuesday on AM 730 KWOA.


BRDTF Commander Troy Appel talks 2012 stats

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Listen in Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. as Justine talks with Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Commander Troy Appel about the task force - how the multi-jurisdictional task force functions, why it was formed and what the agents accomplished in 2012.


CA Kathy Kusz discusses Child Victims Act

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Join Justine Wettschreck at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday as she talks to Nobles County Attorney Kathy Kusz about the Minnesota Child Victims Act, which, if passed, which remove the statute of limitations on civil cases regarding victims of child sexual abuse.


Trooper Sticha talks about Minnesota's deadliest day

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Join Justine Wettschreck on Talk of the Town at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday when she talks to Sgt. Jacalyn Sticha about the upcoming anniversary of Minnesota's deadliest day on the roads. Last year on Feb. 20, eight people died in car crashes in Minnesota, including four North Dakota State students who crashed on I-94 near Alexandria.


Southwest Crisis Center discusses teen dating violence

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Justine talks with staff from the Southwest Crisis Center about Teen Dating Violence Awareness at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday on AM 730 KWOA.


Judge Gordon Moore discusses mental health and the courts

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Tune in at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb 7, when Justine talks with Judge Gordon Moore about mental health and the judicial system. Long before the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting was making headlines, officials of the Fifth Judicial System were battling for better mental health treatment options in their area. Moore, first as a county attorney and now as a district court judge, has witnessed for years the need for more mental health education and treatment in jails, law enforcement and the courts.


A talk with staff from Southwest Crisis Center

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January is Stalking Awareness Month. At 1:30 on Thursday, Jan. 17, Justine Wettschreck will talk with the staff from the Southwest Crisis Center about stalking awareness and a few things that are coming up in the future.


WFD Scott Hain talks Deep Freeze Dip safety

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It's Winterfest weekend in Worthington, and that mean more than 40 people will take a mighty leap into Lake Okabena to raise money for the Jami Cummings Learn to Swim Program. Thursday at 1:30 p.m., Justine Wettschreck talks with Worthington Fire Department member Scott Hain, who has stood by at the Deep Freeze Dip each year to make sure jumpers don't get into any kind of safety distress while jumping into a frigid lake.