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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Tonight on The Sound we dive into a home brewed instrumental album by Rich Lyga of Hallowed Ground. Rich has been part of the Winona area music sce...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 52:12
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Tonight on The Sound we check out the latest album by Winona band Afflatus. Their new album titled, Is Called To Try, consists of 5 new tracks that...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 52:56
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Tonight on The Sound we check out some new tunes from Minneapolis punk duo New Rocket Union. NRU has a stripped down no frills in your face sound w...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 38:01
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Tonight on The Sound we have a preview of the brand new album from the Minneapolis, rock 'n' roll band, Kiss the Tiger. Kiss the Tiger has a sound ...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 47:34
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Tonight on The Sound we have Winona’s own Karate Chop Silence with us to talk about their brand new album titled Lightninging. Lightninging is the ...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 49:40
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Tonight on The Sound we check out the latest release from Bad Acid Cult. I sat down with Jason Robertson, the creative force behind Bad Acid Cult t...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 01:22:44
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Today on Culture Clique we speak with Minnesota Operation Lifesaver director Sheryl Cummings about safety around railroad tracks as rail safety mon...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 16:50
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Today on Culture Clique we talked with Debra Martin who gave a personal lecture that explained more on how to preserve your harvest through dehydra...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 08:40
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Today on Culture Clique we sat down with Habitat for Humanity executive director, Amanda Hedlund and community engagement coordinator, Jessie Darst...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 14:35
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Today, we talk ice fishing with two members of the Winona State University Fishing Club, Cale Rinn and club president Colton Haney. We talked about...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 35:26