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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Memories and stories from Minnesota's military veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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30 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota Korea War Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 06, 2020
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22 Pieces

Native American veterans explain why protecting our land and resources is an important part of Native culture and traditions.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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Extended podcast versions of Kevyn Burger's interviews with some of the Minnesota Vietnam Veterans featured in the Ampers radio series

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Aug 24, 2017
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Memories and stories from Minnesota's WWII Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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Family conversations exploring the question “what matters most?” to those involved in providing or receiving care in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016

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Dr. Janis Amutuzio started collecting stories about the possibility of life after death, though she didn’t know it yet, as a first-year medical int...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD, KRPR and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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In 1954, Hugh Hall from Minnesota traveled west, to the University of Colorado – Boulder, for school. There he met Bob, a blond Californian who shu...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KSRQ, KVSC, KUMD, KRPR and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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This week, an up and coming company builds its innovative business for the benefit of their community’s health and beyond.

Bought by KUMD, KSRQ, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMSU, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This week, we hear about the homeless initiative recently announced by Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan aimed at getting pe...

Bought by KUMD, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMSU, KQAL, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Mainstream institutions have struggled to accurately and ethically tell the story of what happened to the Dakota People in 1862. As Laurie Stern re...

Bought by KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD, KKWE Niijii Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more


  • Added: Dec 30, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Melanie Benjamin is Chief Executive of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe., Credit: millelacsband.com
This week on Minnesota Native News, reporter Melissa Townsend talks with Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin about her visit...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KVSC, KUMD, KMSU, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 8
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December 20, 1980, it was midnight and 19-year-old Jean Hilliard just wanted to get home. But her car slid into a snowy ditch and stopped dead. Bri...

Bought by KFAI, KSRQ, KVSC, KRPR, KBEM and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Age thirteen, Marion Ross walked into her library in Albert Lea, Minnesota, and found a book that would change the course of her life. Britt Aamodt...

Bought by KFAI, KVSC, KSRQ, KRPR, KBEM and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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It was nearing four in the afternoon on the second day of battle at Gettysburg when John O. Dolson of Richfield, Minnesota, received his mortal wou...

Bought by KFAI, KSRQ, KVSC, KRPR, KBEM and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Maury Hurley wanted to make a career in films. So in 1972, he found himself directing his first feature about competitive snowmobiling in, of all p...

Bought by KFAI, KSRQ, KVSC, KRPR, KBEM and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11