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: Band Members Nick Santiso (top) and Justin Richards (center) from "A Rocket to the Moon" in studio for an interview with KQAL's Jon Clark (bottom left), Credit: Terese Tenseth
Band members Nick Santiso (guitar/vocals) and Justin Richards (guitar) from "A Rocket to the Moon" were in studio back in April for an interview an...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 18:17
Caption: Mike Droho performing in studio on KQAL's "The Live Feed", Credit: Terese Tenseth
KQAL's show "The Live Feed" had midwest songwriter/musician Mike Droho in studio for an interview with Program Director Terese (Teri) Tenseth. Mike...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 29:48
Caption: The Band "Oktober" performing live at 80's Prom in downtown Winona, Credit: Mike Martin
KQAL's Teri Tenseth interviews local band "Oktober" on May 1st at the 80's Prom. Oktober has been together for 25 years. Band members include: Troy...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 29:59
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Mary Singer is a Winona portrait artist. Mary has been practicing her craft since being a young girl, and has been featured in many shows and exhi...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 15:00
Caption: Musician/Songwriter Trevor Marty performing in downtown Winona, Credit: Terese Tenseth
Trevor Marty is a musician and songwriter who was born in Texas but raised all around Minnesota. Trevor refers to Winona as his hometown, but is cu...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 29:05
Caption: Tradition Polish Kashubian Costume worn during the Polish Mass at St. Stanisulaus Kostka Church in Winona Minnesota, Credit: Terese Tenseth
Over the next couple of weeks, we take a look into the Polish Heritage of Winona MN. On Saturday, May 1st the Polish community celebrated Polish He...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 28:29
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The nursing program is one of Winona State University’s most prominent departments. However before becoming such an important aspect in Winona Stat...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 13:46
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A History that is deep in Heritage and Tradition in and around Winona, MN

  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 18:13
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Part 3 or 4

  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 22:33
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Part 4 of 4

  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 20:55