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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82 Pieces

Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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268 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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Weekly series from KRPR radio, about happenings around town in Rochester, MN and surrounding areas.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jun 20, 2019
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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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During World War II, more than 4,000 naval air cadets passed through Minneapolis’ Naval Air Station for a 3-week beginner’s course in piloting. Bri...

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


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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A native film festival has returned to the Walker Art Center for its second year of showcasing film that looks to the past, present and future to t...

Bought by KMSU, KUMD, KSRQ, KQAL, WTIP and more


  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Jill Fish is one of the only Native doctoral students in the psychology department at the University of Minnesota. But she doesn’t feel alone, beca...

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


  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we talk to state legislator Mary Kunesh-Podein, who is Dakota, and hear about legislation she introduced to cre...

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


  • Added: Jan 29, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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American Indian Community Housing Organization hopes to gather community to celebrate spiritual and physical role of nibi - water.

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Jan 24, 2019
  • Length: 01:06
  • Purchases: 1
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A cross-cultural group of neighbors talk about the Dakota history of Lake Hiawatha in Minneapolis. How will the conversation impact the redesign of...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:19
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For possibly the first time ever, the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe has convened all 11 Ojibwe and Dakota tribes in Minnesota to protect wild rice in th...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 03:26
Caption: Clyde Bellecourt sits in front of an exhibit at the AIM Interpretive Center., Credit: Melissa Townsend
A new exhibit of photos provides a look into cultural education programs for Native inmates at Stillwater Prison in the 1960s and 70s.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 03:36
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This week on Minnesota Native News, tribes across the state work together to present a clear path forward to protect wild rice and AICHO in Duluth ...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMSU, KSRQ, KUMD, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Clyde Bellecourt sits in front of an exhibit at the AIM Interpretive Center, Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native news we hear about an exhibit that tells the story of how AIM grew out of Stillwater prison, and a cross-cultural gro...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMSU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10