Ampers

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Ampers is an association of 18 independent community radio stations in Minnesota.  Each station is locally managed and programmed by and for the local communities they serve.  Ampers is the largest network of community radio stations in the state of Minnesota and one of the largest of its kind in the United States. From Grand Marais, and Thief River Falls, to Mankato and Winona, and just about everywhere in between, we’ve got Minnesota covered. Our combined audience is about 250,000 devoted listeners.  Ampers has no affiliation with Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) and receives no financial support from MPR. 

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Short features documenting the impact of Minnesota's Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2014
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A Look at Legacy

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2015
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40 Pieces

First-hand experiences and advice about the challenges and rewards associated with caring for loved ones in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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82 Pieces

Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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224 Pieces

Each week Minnesota Native News looks at social, economic, cultural, health issues and more facing Minnesota’s Native American communities. By informing and educating all Minnesotans about events, activities, and issues in Minnesota’s Native American communities this program interweaves the Native American culture into the rest of the communities of the state.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014
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25 Pieces

Individual stories from Minnesota Native news that make up the weekly newscasts.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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8 Pieces

Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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149 Pieces

MN90: Minnesota History in 90 Seconds" is a history program airing on Ampers stations in Minnesota. It is a co-production of Ampers and the Minnesota Historical Society.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014
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55 Pieces

People share their personal stories, strategies and perspectives on preventing and managing diabetes, in these relatable and inspirational segments.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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27 Pieces

Native Americans share their personal experiences and challenges of quitting commercial tobacco and reclaiming sacred tobacco.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017

Pieces

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“This week on Minnesota Native News, we visit the Mni Ki Wakan: World Indigenous Peoples’ Decade of Water Summit, held in St. Paul, and hear how it...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KVSC, KQAL and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Tyrone Guthrie was a noted theater director when, in 1940, he was called upon to assist England’s new prime minister. Britt Aamodt looks at a later...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Does Stephen King like opera? Who knows? But he gave the Minnesota Opera the green light to adapt one of his novels. Britt Aamodt goes behind the c...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Can Minnesota really claim Winona Ryder as one of its own? Britt Aamodt explores the actor’s North Star roots.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1930, on the anniversary of the First Battle of Bull Run, Charles Lockwood uncorked a bottle of wine and drank a toast to a roomful of empty ch...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1981, Bruce Brockway wasn’t feeling well. Doctors didn’t know what was wrong. Then in June, the CDC published a report on five men in Los Angele...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Every week in the summer groups of people gather at the Native American Medicine Garden the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities. They come t...

Bought by KQAL, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMSU and more


  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Laurie Stern reports on three events that highlight indigenous people's relationship with water.

Bought by KMSU, KUMD, KQAL, KKWE Niijii Radio, and WGZS


  • Added: Aug 01, 2018
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 5
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This week, we listen in on a Twin Cities musician who just completed an impressive kickstarter push for her new E.P.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:48
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In other news, it’s official for Bde Maka Ska, the lake formerly known as Lake Calhoun in south Minneapolis.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: :38