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

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This week on the Live Feed we celebrate the holiday season with a bit of Christmas spirit. The Winona Brass Band has been performing for a long tim...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2010
  • Length: 49:00
Caption: Garrick Holey works on restoring a piece, Credit: Willet Hauser Architectural Glass
This week on Art Beat we visit with Garrick Holey a repair and restoration expert at Willet Hauser Architectural Glass in Winona Minnesota. Garrick...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2010
  • Length: 16:17
Caption: Kari Tauring is a Völva -- which is Old Norse for "staff carrier", Credit: http://karitauring.com
Kari Tauring: Author, singer, educator, runes reader and self proclaimed Völva -- which is Nordic for "staff carrier"-- definitely knows her way ar...

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio, KSRQ, and KVSC


  • Added: Dec 30, 2010
  • Length: 25:10
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Anthony Lamar (left), Julia McConahay (Center), and Mike Droho (right)
What happens when you get a songwriter with great guitar skills, a supreme violinist who knows how to play across multiple genres, and the coolest ...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2010
  • Length: 50:59
Caption: Gordin Goodwin's Big Phat Band, Credit: www.gordongoodwin.com
Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band lit up Winona State University's Somsen auditorium when the eighteen piece jazz ensemble traveled from L.A. to visit...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2010
  • Length: 35:53
Caption: The Reverend Eddie Danger, Credit: http://www.snailishrecords.com
On this edition of The Live Feed we interview a musician who has been playing instruments since the sixth grade. Reverend Eddie Danger is indeed a ...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2010
  • Length: 30:10
Caption: Ryan Witt
What if you were a superhero that had a completely undesirable power? Today on Art Beat we visit with a Winona local who is creating a character th...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2010
  • Length: 32:24
Caption: Mara Keisling from the National Center for Transgender Equality
This week on Culture Clique we continue our interview with two individuals from the national center for Transgender equality. Mara Kiesling is the...

Bought by WGDR


  • Added: Dec 20, 2010
  • Length: 27:26
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1946 James E. Hauser saw a business opportunity for repairing stained glass windows during a rationing of materials due to World War II. Today t...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2010
  • Length: 14:28
Caption: Anna Flores (Left) Santa (Center) Terese Tenseth (Right), Credit: Santa Claus
Join us on KQAL for our Holiday Special! Pam Simon a retail veteran gives us a great list of must-have tips for Holiday Shopping. Nutritionist and ...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2010
  • Length: 35:11