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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.


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15 Pieces

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

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Jan 28, 2014
Caption: Art Beat
301 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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279 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
Caption: The Live Feed
625 Pieces

Musicians live in studio for interviews and acoustic performances. Sometimes live on location interviews and performances too! Focus on local area artists and original pieces.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Aug 08, 2012

Latest Pieces

Caption: Winona Municipal Band, Credit: Mike Martin
Week 4 of Winona Municipal Band's 10 week summer series.

  • Added: Jul 08, 2010
  • Length: 51:54
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An interview with Chad owner of Tatü Royale. For more than 20 Chad has been a tattoo artist. His Tatü Royale is a testament to his talent, due to ...

Bought by mnartists.org

  • Added: Jul 01, 2010
  • Length: 14:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Live Feed
Dr. John Paulson - Part 1

  • Added: Jul 01, 2010
  • Length: 33:14
Caption: Winona Artist Nick Morawiecki
Painter/Song Writer - Nick Morawiecki

  • Added: Jul 01, 2010
  • Length: 17:02
Caption: Lyon Smith
Lyon Smith Art Gallery

  • Added: Jul 01, 2010
  • Length: 17:04
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The Lakeview Drive Inn - An American Original

  • Added: Jul 01, 2010
  • Length: 25:38
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...

Bought by KVSC and KFAI

  • Added: Jul 01, 2010
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Yarrow Brown

  • Added: Jul 01, 2010
  • Length: 14:43
Caption: KQAL's Lisa Ostrander (left) interviews local artist Julia Crozier (right), Credit: Terese Tenseth
Julia Crozier - Blue Heron Art Gallery

  • Added: Jul 01, 2010
  • Length: 17:01