KQAL

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KQAL is Winona's radio alternative. KQAL is the only full service, independent radio station in Winona and has been serving the area for over 34 years. There is something for everyone on KQAL. Classical and jazz during the day, rock at night, public affairs and educational programs, and WSU Warrior play-by-play action.

KQAL is operated by the Mass Communication department at Winona State University and is staffed primarily by student volunteers. It has a dual mission: to provide career training for students interested in radio broadcasting as well as to provide the residents of southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin with quality educational and entertainment programming.

Series

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Daily update of Arts, music and community events for Winona and southeastern Minnesota.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Jan 28, 2014
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330 Pieces

Local artists showcasing their craft. Whether it's painting, woodwork, glass, metal, beadwork, drawing, sewing, ect., we'll cover it!

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Oct 05, 2012
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305 Pieces

Culture Clique is a segment that takes a peek into different cultures in the Winona area. Celebrating the diversity of the cultural makeup of Winona, we are not just looking at heritage, but also hobbyists culture, and different ways of life.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Sep 27, 2012
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94 Pieces

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.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Jun 21, 2012
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31 Pieces

Minnesota's connection to the film industry.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Apr 21, 2014
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689 Pieces

Live concert series recorded on location and centered around local and regional (MN) artists. Might sometimes include acoustic in studio performances.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Jul 08, 2020
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In studio interview show centered around local and regional (MN) music releases. Includes music from the featured album and discussion with the artist(s) about the writing, recording and distribution processes. Might sometimes include producers and engineers involved on the featured album.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Jul 08, 2020

Latest Pieces

From: KQAL
Series: The Live Feed
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On this episode of The Live Feed we are joined in studio by singer/songwriter Lee Henke. Lee is in the process of releasing his second solo effort ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 37:29
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He came to us through our radios like a fond memory of yesteryear with music and laughter and an insight into Minnesota life that only a true Minne...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 28:52
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Series: Art Beat
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It often seems that we find inspiration in the most mundane of phenomena - whether it be a spontaneous downpour of rain or a couple crossing the st...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 14:27
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On this episode of Art Beat we go to Public Launch in downtown Winona for the opening of a photo exhibit by local photographer Ed Hoffman. The exhi...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2019
  • Length: 16:14
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On this episode of the Live Feed, we go to the 2019 Midwest Music Fest to hear from The Heavy Set. We’ll hear the band’s performance and speak to t...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 33:01
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On this episode of Art Beat, we talk to Janelle DeRubeis, president of Active Minds here on the Winona State campus. Janelle put together an art sh...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 15:14
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On this episode of the Live Feed, we continue our coverage of the 2019 Midwest Music Festival. This episode features Minneapolis based singer/songw...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 31:47
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Mosquitos, ticks and gnats, oh my! Its that time of year again when pesky bugs are out to hamper your good time in the summer. But who wants that g...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 13:28
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KQAL and Winona State University are proud to present, Over the Back Fence, a community variety show from the St. Mane theatre in Lanesboro MN. Wit...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:20
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Summer is a great time for getting outside and appreciating nature especially when you live in a river town such as Winona. The Mississippi river i...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 17:13