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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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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Carrie H. Lippincott was merely looking for a way to support her mother, sister and brother-in-law. But out of necessity grew a flourishing seed bu...

Bought by KUMD, KRPR, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Frederick McKinley Jones was an inveterate tinkerer. So it wasn’t surprising that after a sweltering summer drive in Minnesota, he hit upon an idea...

Bought by KUMD, KSRQ, KRPR, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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To prepare lectures for his course on Death and Dying at Hamline University in St. Paul, Mark Berkson visited religious centers around the Twin Cit...

Bought by KUMD, KRPR, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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They were southern Minnesotans who signed up for the National Guard during the Great Depression. Many did it for a job when jobs were scarce. But w...

Bought by KUMD, KSRQ, KRPR, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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The state’s new Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force is moving forward. The task force had planned a set of state-wide listening sessi...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:46
Caption: Rob Fairbanks and Jon Roberts are Anishinaabe comedians.
On April first the House of Comedy comedy club at the Mall of America was supposed to feature its first all Indigenous line-up of comedians. Red La...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:11
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This week on Minnesota Native News: tribes make individual decisions about how to handle the Covid-19 outbreak, online input takes the place of in-...

Bought by WOUB, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KFAI, KUMD, KVSC and more


  • Added: Mar 18, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week… Census Day is coming up. Households will receive notices as to how to complete the census in March. Historically, Native populations h...

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


  • Added: Mar 11, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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The Red Lake Nation has 1,212 new citizens! The tribal council voted to approve their enrollment at their February 11th meeting. This is the first ...

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


  • Added: Mar 04, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News… The Minnesota Attorney General sides with tribal leaders in affirming that the Mille Lacs Band Indian Reservati...

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


  • Added: Feb 26, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9