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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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WPD Officer Jacki Bomgaars talks Cop on Top

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Join Justine at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday as she talks with Worthington Police Officer Jacki Bomgaars about the annual Cop on Top - a fundraiser for Special Olympics Minnesota. The 24-hour event begins Tuesday at 6 p.m. ay Hy-Vee in Worthington.


SWCC staff discusses Clothesline Project

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At 12:30 p.m.Tuesday, June 25, Justine will talk with Southwest Crisis Center staff about the Clothesline Project, which allows victims of violence to express how it affected them using a t-shirt as a canvas.


Nobles County Attorney's Office talks Supreme Court

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Listen in at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday as Justine talks to Nobles County Attorney Kathy Kusz and Assistant Attorney Travis Smith about a case that they pushed all the way to the Minnesota Supreme Court. The case will affect how sealing and expunging records in the state is handled.


WPD Officer Josh McCuen talks about the Click It or Ticket waive

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Worthington Police Officer Josh McCuen talks with Justine about the Click It or Ticket enforcement waive currently underway. MCuen is the Toward Zero Death Coordinator for a nine-agency area. He also gives a brief explanation of child care seat use and talks motorist safety.


BRDTF Commander Troy Appel talks phone app

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On Tuesday at 12:30 p.m., Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force Commander Troy Appel will discuss a new phone app BRDTF TIPS, that allows users to enter anonymous tips for the task force.


WPU Manager Scott Hain talks water levels

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Even with recent rain, ice and snow, Worthington is still under a water ban. Radio Works Director of News & Information Justine Wettschreck will talk with Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain about Worthington's water ban and well levels at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7.


Victims rights, abuse prevention discussed

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Join Justine at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday as she holds a discussion with staff from the Southwest Crisis Center, Nobles County Attorney Kathy Kusz and Nobles County Community Service's Heather Kirchner regarding victims' rights, child abuse prevention and crime trends evolving in Nobles County.


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.