Join Justine Wettschreck at 12:30 p.m. June 2 as she talks with Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon about the legislation that passed this year regarding the Safe at Home program, equal voting rights for all members of the National Guard and why voters can now get time off work to vote in all elections.
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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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.
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.
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.
Excerpts from the Worthington City Administrator interview
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.
Justine talks to Tammy Makram about being part of the "Unsolved Mysteries" website and the abandoned baby, left on a doorstep in 1961.
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.