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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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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282 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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Maggie Nichols had been a gymnast since age three. The Minnesota athlete knew there’d be injuries. They came with the sport. Britt Aamodt examines ...

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


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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In 1924, Frances Gumm made her stage debut at age two in Grand Rapids, singing “Jingle Bells.” Britt Aamodt tells the story of the girl who became ...

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


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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The Together Again tour was supposed to be a 29-city reunion tour of three of the original Rat Packers: Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin and Frank Sin...

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


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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It was almost like Charles Schulz was destined to be an artist. Days after his birth, November 26, 1922, an uncle nicknamed him Spark Plug after a ...

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


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Mainstream institutions have struggled to accurately and ethically tell the story of what happened to the Dakota People in 1862. As Laurie Stern re...

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


  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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And… September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The Division of Indian Work in Minneapolis speaks to the need and availability of culturally ...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week… the McKnight Foundation’s 2019 Distinguished Artist Award goes to a Native artist for the first time.

  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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This week… the McKnight Foundation’s 2019 Distinguished Artist Award goes to a Native artist for the first time. And… September is Suicide Preven...

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


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Many Native people are dissatisfied with the media portrayal of Indigenous communities across Turtle Island. In this episode, we hear from a Nativ...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 53:44
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In the era of #metoo and #timesup many Native women are making culturally specific, safe spaces for each other to heal from sexual violence. In thi...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 44:07