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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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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347 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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323 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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103 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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719 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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36 Pieces

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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Today on Don't Cha Know we welcome Johanna Rupprecht to her new position as Arts Administrator at the River Arts Alliance in Winona. Don't Cha Know...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2021
  • Length: 28:07
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Today on Don't Cha Know we speak with Emilio and Dante DeGrazia, who are doing a performance art piece based on Emilio's book of poetry by the same...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2021
  • Length: 27:19
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Today on Don't Cha Know, we speak to Winona Arts and Culture Coordinator, Lee Gundersheimer about the Winona Fine Arts Commission. Don't Cha Know i...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2021
  • Length: 26:30
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Today on Don't Cha Know, we welcome Marcia Ratliff to her new position as the Executive Director of Engage Winona. Don't Cha Know is made possible ...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2021
  • Length: 25:42
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Today on Don't Cha Know, we speak to Dr. Banwo about Martin Luther King Jr. Don't Cha Know is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and ...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2021
  • Length: 19:04
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Today on Don't Cha Know, Lee Gundersheimer joins us to talk about the Fine Arts Commission Grant Award Winners. For more info on the Fine Arts Com...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2021
  • Length: 16:50
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Tonight on The Live Feed we went to the Island City Block Party to hear more from Sprig of That, a Minneapolis band who creates a unique sound with...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2021
  • Length: 50:27
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Today on Culture Clique we catch up with midwestern comedian Charlie Berens before his show on the Winona State University campus. Charlie is famou...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2021
  • Length: 24:04
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KQAL's Matt Drewry checks in with the owners of local music venue, No Name Bar in Winona during the COVID-19 pandemic. Original air date: 12/08/20

  • Added: Oct 13, 2021
  • Length: 22:18
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KQAL's Matt Drewry goes behind the scenes to check in with the Winona State University Honors Sax Band during the COVID-19 pandemic. Original Air ...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2021
  • Length: 27:40