Don't Cha Know

Series produced by KQAL

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Don't Cha Know is all about being in the know about upcoming events in the Winona area, interviews with interesting people, and historically significant places in our neck of the woods - the Winona area of South East Minnesota.

Don't Cha Know is all about being in the know about upcoming events in the Winona area, interviews with interesting people, and historically significant places in our neck of the woods - the Winona area of South East Minnesota. If you know, you know. But if you don't, you have "Don't Cha Know" every Monday at 12:30 to get you caught up!


95 Pieces

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Caption: Dan Basore at his Historic Fishing Lures lecture given at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona MN, Credit: Terese Tenseth
Dan Basore gives us the history and interesting stories of his Historic Fishing Lures collection. One of the largest know. The interview and lectur...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2010
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 2
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The Lakeview Drive Inn - An American Original

  • Added: Jul 01, 2010
  • Length: 25:38
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Mid West Music Fest - Sam Brown

  • Added: Jul 08, 2010
  • Length: 22:54
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Winona Historical Society - Mark Peterson, Executive Director

  • Added: Jul 23, 2010
  • Length: 17:02
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Bloedows Bakery

  • Added: Aug 10, 2010
  • Length: 12:03
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Life like replicas of the Nina & Pinta made a stop in Winona.

  • Added: Aug 10, 2010
  • Length: 14:57
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Pickwick Mill Days

  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 20:04
Caption: The Bunnell House, Credit: Courtesy of The Winona Historical Society
Perhaps while driving down highway 61 you’ve noticed the dark steamboat gothic style home sitting on a hill looking over the Mississippi River. Wel...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2010
  • Length: 13:10
Caption: Heffron Hall at St. Mary's University
Special Guest Patrick Marek stops by KQAL to discuss the legendary ghost of Heffron Hall at St. Mary's University in Winona MN. This haunt has been...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2010
  • Length: 21:30
Caption: Heffron Hall at St. Mary's University
In part two of our visit with Patrick Marek on the Ghost of Heffron Hall we learn of haunted happenings at the location itself. We also get to hear...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2010
  • Length: 24:34
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On this edition of Don't Cha Know we introduce Dr. Rich MacDonald. We will get to learn about what inspired him to be a musician, hear stories of w...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2010
  • Length: 03:41
Caption: A group of students ask questions about the effects of 18th century disease and illness Friday at the annual Winona County Historical Society's Woodlawn Cemetery Walk., Credit: Rory O'Driscoll/Winona Daily News
On this edition of Don't Cha Know we’re headed into Winona’s historic Woodlawn Cemetery. The 12th Annual Woodlawn Cemetery Walk commenced and we we...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2010
  • Length: 14:58
Caption: Jane Olive at the Mantorville Opera House, Credit: Terese Tenseth
This week on Don’t Cha Know we take a trip to the historic opera house in Mantorville, Minnesota. Jane Olive has been working for the opera house f...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2010
  • Length: 18:46
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On this edition of Don’t Cha Know, we visit a restaurant that has had many famous visitors, including Horace Greely, Senator Alexander Ramsey, Mick...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2010
  • Length: 09:33
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The nursing program is one of Winona State University’s most prominent departments. However before becoming such an important aspect in Winona Stat...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 13:46
Caption: Anna Flores (Left) Santa (Center) Terese Tenseth (Right), Credit: Santa Claus
Join us on KQAL for our Holiday Special! Pam Simon a retail veteran gives us a great list of must-have tips for Holiday Shopping. Nutritionist and ...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2010
  • Length: 35:11
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In 1946 James E. Hauser saw a business opportunity for repairing stained glass windows during a rationing of materials due to World War II. Today t...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2010
  • Length: 14:28
Caption: The old brewery. Recently the structure has been painted brick red.
At the base of the bluff where Sugar Loaf sits in Winona MN is an old building with a lot of history. When you drive the short steep slope up to Su...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2010
  • Length: 15:00
Caption: The Historic Choate Building
Hannibal Choate was a pioneer in retail and was referred to as The Merchant Prince of South Eastern Minnesota. He founded a department store in his...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 24:03