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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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

Caption: The members of Shoeless Revolution, Credit: Photo courtesy of band's Facebook page
On this edition of The Live Feed, we visit with a group that is touring all the way to Buffalo, New York. The group Shoeless Revolution began in 20...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2010
  • Length: 30:47
Caption: Members of the band Oktober, Credit: photo courtesy of band's Facebook page
On this edition of The Live Feed we visit with a group that knows how to bring the 80s back. The group Oktober played at Ed’s No Name Bar for the Z...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2010
  • Length: 31:39
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
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Latinos have been living in Minnesota for generations. The first record of Latino residents date back to the 1860's. Since the 1990 Census, the sta...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2010
  • Length: 30:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Latinos have been living in Minnesota for generations. The first record of Latino residents date back to the 1860's. Today on Culture Clique we fea...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2010
  • Length: 31:21
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bruce A. Jacobs, Credit: via www.aliasbruce.typepad.com
Today we continue our conversation and lecture on Race Manners with Bruce A. Jacobs. In our interview we ask about what cities in the US are have t...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2010
  • Length: 31:29
Caption: Bruce A. Jacobs, Credit: www.aliasbruce.typepad.com
Today on a very special Culture Clique we cover a topic that some people approach timidly: Race Manners. We visit with Bruce A. Jacobs, author of R...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2010
  • Length: 39:24
  • Purchases: 1
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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: 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
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