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About Winona, Minnesota

Nestled on the edge of the Mississippi, Winona, MN is a scenic and friendly place to live and work. It’s a perfect blend of natural beauty, old world charm, and cool urban scene. Surrounded by sculpted bluffs, forests, rivers and lakes, Winona, MN and the surrounding communities are home to nature lovers, explorers, and artistic souls. For families and businesses alike, the natural beauty and rich history in southeast Minnesota, make it a great place to build a life.

Winona, MN Radio Stations

Covering most of southeast Minnesota and partially into western Wisconsin, our five radio stations reach a large audience. Winona is the center of our market reach. Our audiences are found as far west as Chatfield and Preston and east as La Crosse, West Salem and Franklin, Wisconsin. Plus, we’ve got a little something for everyone.


752 Bluffview Cir, Winona, MN 55987
Phone: (507) 452-4000

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Winona Sports Network 99.3 FM

The Winona Sports Network features a line-up from Fox Sports along with a local focus on games from Winona High School, Cotter High School, and Rushford-Peterson High School. College Football Basketball, and NFL games, too. This is your home for sports.

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Real Country 1380 AM / 101.5 FM

Real Country 1380 AM & 101.5 FM features music from all the great country legends. Local news, sports, and weather at Noon each weekday, and ag news throughout the day with the Linder Farm Network. Your home for Winona High School football.Tune into Real Country Sunday mornings for a variety of local church services.

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KGSL-FM 95.3

KG 95.3 plays Today's Best Music - with the Hot Sauce Morning Show, hosted by Bryan Riley, then Tyler Larkin during your workday, and Gabe Glidden on your ride home! KG95-3 is live and local, and hosts fun events in the community throughout the year.

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KWNO-AM 1230/FM 98.7

This legendary station has been serving Winona for over 80 years, with news, sports, and weather information throughout the day. KWNO is also home to Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, Rich Eisen, and Dave Ramsey, and is the area’s flagship station for MN Twins Baseball and MN Wild Hockey.

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101.1 The River

101.1 The River plays Winona’s Greatest Hits! With Paul Daly in the Morning, The 101-Minute Non-Stop River Cruise to kick off your workday, and Mike Ryan on your way home. 101.1 The River is Winona’s favorite at-work station!

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Leighton Engage

Leighton Engage is a digital marketing agency on a mission to help small, local businesses grow. We believe that marketing is a direct revenue-generating force, and are focused on helping our clients find their focus. That phrase is our guide and keeps us focused on providing turn-key marketing and sales solutions that help free up your time and drive meaningful results.

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Winona team

Pam Simon

Pam Simon

Year Joined LM: 2015 Why LM: They are the best at doing Radio! (And I was already here when they got here.) Learn More
Thad Welch

Thad Welch

Year Joined LM: 2003 Why LM: Leighton Media is committed to the personal success of each of us, with ongoing training and constant improvements. Learn More
Matt Stephens

Matt Stephens

Year Joined LM: 2023 Why LM: I love the ability to work independently and have fun at work. Learn More
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