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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354 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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336 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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109 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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743 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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51 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: John Register, Credit: johnregister.com
This week on Culture Clique, Olympian John Register speaks to us about the disabled community. While training for the 1996 Olympics, Register fell ...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 27:47
Caption: John Register, Credit: johnregister.com
This week on Culture Clique, Olympian John Register speaks to us about the disabled community. While training for the 1996 Olympics, Register fell ...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 31:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kate Newsome
On this edition of Art Beat KQAL’s Anna Flores sits down with local jewelry and embroidery artist Kate Newsome. Kate’s jewelry involves combining t...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 20:40
Caption: James Reidy
Today on Culture Clique we visit with James Reidy, Associate Profesor in Recreation, Tourism and Therapeutic Recreation at Winona State University...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 42:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Historic Choate Building
Hannibal Choate was a pioneer in retail and was referred to as The Merchant Prince of South Eastern Minnesota. He founded a department store in his...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 24:03
Caption: Waziyatawin, Credit: http://waziyatawin.net
This week on Culture Clique, we feature Dr. Angela Carver who spoke at the Winona State campus last November and has since been under fire for some...

Bought by KZYX and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 20, 2011
  • Length: 01:05:46
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Potter Teresa Schumaker, Credit: Lisa Ostrander and Anna Flores
Today on Art Beat we visit with potter Teresa Schumaker. Teresa describes herself as a turtle, just recently coming out of her shell after a 25 yea...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2010
  • Length: 17:54
Caption: Daphne Willis, Credit: Image courtesy of Daphne Willis fan facebook page
Daphne Willis is a has a unique voice and song writing skills that draw you to listen in, and keep listening for more. Daphne is described as being...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota


  • Added: Dec 30, 2010
  • Length: 39:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The old brewery. Recently the structure has been painted brick red.
At the base of the bluff where Sugar Loaf sits in Winona MN is an old building with a lot of history. When you drive the short steep slope up to Su...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2010
  • Length: 15:00
Caption: Dr. John Storlie (left),  KQAL's Anna Flores (Center), and Dr. Gary Olson (right) discuss preserving heritage
This week on Culture Clique, we return to Uffda fest in Spring Grove, Minnesota. Do you know where your ancestors are from? There are definitely wa...

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: Dec 30, 2010
  • Length: 32:19
  • Purchases: 1