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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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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25 Pieces

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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304 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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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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Only a small number of the veterans of the Korean War era are women. Ruth Perry originally joined the service during World War 2 but she extended h...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
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What is officially called the Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act is more commonly known as the GI Bill. Established after World War 2, Congress e...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
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When a group of Minnesota Korean War veterans began meeting on a monthly basis more than three decades ago, some of their wives tagged along. They’...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
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The commander-in-chief during the Korean War was President Harry Truman. Jim Bresnahan, a young Minnesota Air Force officer, was near the seat of p...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
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One of the biggest stars in Hollywood toured military bases in Korea to entertain thousands of lonely US servicemen. One Minnesota veteran remember...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
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What many Americans know about the Korean War comes from the popular television show MASH, which was set during the conflict. One GI from Albert Le...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
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A twenty dollar bill mailed from his mother in Minnesota may have saved the life of one Korean War veteran. That lucky gift led him to exit the nav...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
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Double Purple Heart recipient Bruce Nordan has chosen to remain tight-lipped about his combat experience in Korea. In some cases, even wives and ch...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
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Some of Minnesota’s Korean War veterans have found friendship and camaraderie with one another, many decades after their years of service ended. Ke...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
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Many Korean War veterans who returned home from a conflict that was not popular got the message that people did not want to hear their stories. The...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
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