Murray County hires Interim Director of Sheriff Operations

SLAYTON - A news release from Murray County states the Board of Commissioners is committed to work through the legal obligations to protect employees from workplace harassment, and have contracted with Municipal Solutions to provide an Interim Director of Sheriff, Mark Nipp.

Nobles County Vietnam Vets receive commemoration

WORTHINGTON - The words "Welcome home" can be powerful, and more than one veteran of the Vietnam War was greeted with something less friendly years ago. On Tuesday, several Nobles County Vietnam Vets heard the words "Welcome home" from County Veterans Service Officer Bill Brockberg during a commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War.

Bail set in employee theft case

WORTHINGTON - Bail was set Friday at $10,000 for Charlene Long, who is facing 11 felony theft counts after allegedly stealing over $186,000 from her employer Radio Works over a period of six years.

U.S. Sen. Tina Smith discusses new pharmaceutical bill

U.S. Senator Tina Smith is introducing a bill called the Disclosing Pharmaceutical Company Windfall Profits Act, which would require drug companies to fully disclose how they're using the billions of dollars in tax breaks they were awarded in the federal tax bill. Radio Works Justine Wettschreck talked with Sen. Smith just before the bill was introduced.

A chat with Tim Pawlenty, Republican candidate in the Minnesota governor's race

Radio Works News Director Justine Wettschreck talked with Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Tim Pawlenty about his reaction to a child care fraud story, why he's running for governor after leaving politics for several years, and how to handle the metro versus rural mentality.