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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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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select Ampers programming related to COVID19

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2020
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Sex Trafficking - Breaking Free Sex traffic. At KMOJ, we're not letting it hide. We are pleased to present two hours of programming about people in our community trying to end it. We are proud that last year's program on sex trafficking won a first place award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in the special projects category.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 05, 2019
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82 Pieces

Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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Minnesota Music Notes celebrating noteworthy artists, people and moments that shaped the history of Minnesota's Mainroom First Avenue

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Sep 26, 2019
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327 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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Individual stories from Minnesota Native news that make up the weekly newscasts.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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MN Native News Special Edition: COVID-19 Community Conversations

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020

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This week on Minnesota Native News, concern about falling off the Covid cliff and the story of how one patient is slowly climbing back to health.

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


  • Added: Sep 23, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Minnesota high school football and volleyball are back on for this fall. During a recent virtual meeting, the Minnesota State High School League’s...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A half-year since declaring a state of emergency in March over the COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has outlined what he believes is need...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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December 30, 1997, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls, who’d won five championships in seven years. were in town to play the Minnesota Timberwolv...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Wendy Webb loved reading gothic novels. But when she started writing them, she didn’t set them on some misty moor in England, but in her native Mid...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 5
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In the 1960s and ‘70s, girls from the Midwest, many from the Twin Cities, were trafficked to New York to work as prostitutes. Locals called the are...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KBEM, KQAL, WTIP and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 6
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In 1953, a woman made history, becoming the first to play professional baseball—on a men’s team. There was a women’s league, but it would fold in a...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KBEM, KQAL, WTIP and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 6
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July 1936, for two weeks, Minnesotans baked, sweated and wilted. Nine hundred died. Here’s Britt Aamodt with the Heat Wave of 1936.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KBEM, KQAL, WTIP and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Kris Ehresman, director of infectious disease at the Minnesota Department of Health, says, yes, there is an outdoor advantage—up to a point. SHe sa...

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the Minnesota Native News Health Report, a reality check on a potential vaccine for Covid-19. I’m Marie Rock. This week the director o...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, and WTIP


  • Added: Sep 18, 2020
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 3