CandidateBoxKSMQ Public Television is working hard to help you become a more informed voter.  

Check out what the candidates vying for your vote think about issues that are important to you!


Read more: KSMQ 2016 Election Coverage

Programs-RtownKSMQ 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 Jen Koski and Eric Olson 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 12 noon

Read more: R-Town


Join us in our exciting seventh year, as we take road trips around southern Minnesota, finding the best in arts, culture and history!


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


Read more: Off 90


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

Read more: On Q / On Q Insight

Garden Exploring ideas and practices with regional gardening experts who share their "tips of the trade." There's something for the green thumb in all of us!

Saturday 4:30pm and Wednesday 1pm

Read more: Garden Connections

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
Encore Presentations: Saturday 4pm & Sunday 6am

Read more: Farm Connections


KSMQ's live concert series, including:

Live at The Paramount, Christmas at Assisi, and Charlie Parr


Read more: Off 90 Presents



On Q Latitudes with host, Kathy Stutzman.

A special series of On Q called On Q Latitudes with Kathy Stutzman. Her specialty is connecting with people around stories, food and adventure. Join her as she explores the world!


Read more: On Q Latitudes

TypistWebGraphic2Emmy Award winner! The KSMQ production of "The Typist" follows the life and work of Larry Tillemans, the last living clerk-typist from the Nuremberg Trials.



Read more: The Typist

Arrival225Arrival: Women's Visions for a New Home. Hear the stories of four women who came to the U.S. after intense, personal challenges in their countries of origin, who are now constructing a brighter future here in Minnesota.



Read more: Arrival


“Arrival: Finding Home”, a documentary that follows the challenges and sacrifices of five persistent and resilient women as they first arrive in their new country.


Read more: Arrival II


A special KSMQ documentary about sacred music written in Minnesota.



Read more: On Eagle's Wings


A KSMQ production, Minnesota Legends, featuring Governor Arne Carlson.



Read more: Minnesota Legends: Governor Arne Carlson



KSMQ Channels

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