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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267 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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34 Pieces

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

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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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

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In 1886, Luis Garzon was only in Minneapolis to play oboe in the touring orchestra Los Aires Nacionales de Mexico. Britt Aamodt looks at why Garzon...

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  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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In 1951, James Arness was having problems landing Hollywood roles because of his height, 6 feet 7 inches. But that all changed when he was cast as ...

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  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Was U.S. Senator from Minnesota Ernest Lundeen an isolationist or a Nazi sympathizer? Britt Aamodt has the story of the Senator’s last flight and t...

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  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Native students from South High in Minneapolis have published a book of poetry, prose and artwork., Credit: Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute
This week on Minnesota Native News: young Native writers in Minneapolis publish a book and Leech Lake Tribal college gears up for another winning ...

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  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we’re showcasing Isabella Callery, the Minnesota High School senior who recently won a national poetry recitati...

Bought by KMSU, KVSC, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: The crowd listens as the American Indian Month kick off event begins., Credit: Melissa Townsend
It’s American Indian Month in Minnesota! This week on Minnesota Native News we take you to the kick off event in Minneapolis and we hear about the...

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  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Charles Perkins Strite was tired of burnt toast. So the Minnesota inventor set out to do something about it. Britt Aamodt offers up a tale of a new...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KFAI, KBEM, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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July 2014, Patrick Sawyer just wanted to finish his conference in Nigeria and get home to Coon Rapids. Two of his daughters had birthdays coming up...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KRPR, KBEM, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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April 1997, David Madson, a talented Minneapolis architect, wasn’t looking forward to picking up his old boyfriend at the airport. Maybe he knew so...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KRPR, KSRQ, KBEM, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Victor Frankenstein and his Creature never had a true heart-to-heart in Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel. Britt Aamodt looks at how playwright Barbara Fie...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KRPR, KFAI, KSRQ, KBEM and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12