Moving Lives Minnesota. Stories shared from southern Minnesota about origin and immigration to this country.ML logo


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“Every 1 Counts” Television/Multimedia Campaign 
"Every 1 Counts" is KSMQ Public Television's effort to improve turnout in the 2020 United States Census. This page hosts YouTube video files produced by KSMQ Public Television, provided in 16 languages.
Each video, hosted by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, describes the purpose of the Census and the importance of participating. There are videos customized for several communities in the KSMQ viewing area, as well as a set of statewide generic videos. They are meant to be viewed by the public, interest groups, and shared with friends and family.

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Explore the land of 10,000 lakes on "Let’s Go, Minnesota!

Outdoor adventures down rivers, up cliffs, and across prairies: Hiking, biking, climbing, and paddling in mostly southern Minnesota.

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R-Town.pngKSMQ sets its sights on Rochester with its newest weekly program, “R-Town.” As one of the economic engines of the KSMQ viewing area, Rochester is brimming with business, cultural and historical significance. And of course there is also great change proposed as a result of the Destination Medical Center project. What is Rochester talking about? Join Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara each week as we take a trip to “R-Town.”

Friday at 8:00 p.m.  

Encore Presentations Saturday 4:30 p.m. and Sunday 1:30 p.m

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Art, culture, and history in southeastern Minnesota – We have what you’re looking for and a whole lot more…Off 90!


Sunday 7:00pm
Encore Presentations: Thurs. 7pm and Sat. 5pm


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On Q with host, Eric Olson.

Featuring essential conversations with movers and shakers in our region. Engaging you in the conversation. You will discover why current events and trends matter to you, and how you can help shape them.

Friday 8:30pm
Encore Presentation: Wednesday at 1:00pm

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farmconnectionsExplore the world of agriculture in our region with host Dan Hoffman. You'll learn about current issues, future trends, and our agricultural heritage. It's informative, enlightening and sometimes, just plain fun! 

Thursday 7:30pm, Saturday 4pm, Sunday 6am & Monday 1pm

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KSMQ Channels

Channel 15 Dish Network, Direct TV, MetroNet or Antenna.
Channel 779 Charter.
Channel 8 Mankato Charter.
And Other local Cable Systems.


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