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.

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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
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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

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On June 10th more businesses started to open up again in Minnesota after being closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The city of Winona has been...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 26:01
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Cancellations of events of all kinds have become commonplace in recent months and many in the art world are finding new and inventive ways to conti...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 18:25
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Today on the Live Feed, we're joined by folk blues artist Charlie Parr. Parr, who lives in Duluth, has an immeasurable presence in the Minnesota mu...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 53:53
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Today on the Live Feed, we hear from musician Mae Simpson. Simpson's genre-defying sound was on full display during her remote set for this year's ...

  • Added: May 29, 2020
  • Length: 29:23
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On this epsidoe of the Live Feed, we hear from Sister Species. Bill Stoneberg sat down with band members Emily Kastrul and Jake Baldwin to discuss ...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 44:19
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Humbird live in the KQAL studio. Original air date: 05/15/20.

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 21:36
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Tonight on the Live Feed, we bring you the experience, that is The Sweat Boys. This local groups music evokes feelings reminiscent of the John Hugh...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 34:49
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Going to the museum isn’t something that we can do during the stay at home order, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy museums and art from our own...

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 14:20
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Sam Cassidy joins us in the studio to discuss and play some tunes from his 2019 album Running Blind. Original air date: 05/08/20.

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 25:28
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Mid West Music Fest's Jacob Grippon joins us for a special preview of artists playing the 2020 MWMF streaming event. Original air date: 05/06/20.

  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 02:05:21