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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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Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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4 Pieces

MN Native News: COVID-19 Daily Update

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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1 Piece

MN Native News: Health Report

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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254 Pieces

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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17 Pieces

The special series of Native Lights is all about connecting with our neighbors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2020
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12 Pieces

We amplify stories of people within Minnesota’s Native communities. We explore the history, work, strength, and resiliency of Native people who are shaping the future, while appreciating those who came before.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Aug 28, 2019
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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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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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30 Pieces

Memories and stories of Minnesota's Vietnam veterans.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 04, 2017

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University of Minnesota professor Brenda Child heard a story growing up on the Red Lake reservation about a sick girl and the vision her father rec...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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September 16, 1918, Nora Emilie Anderson was embarking on the biggest adventure in her 37 years. The native of Rock Dell, Minnesota, was one of hun...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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September 1918, Marie Anderson Paulson of Wells, Minnesota, greeted the return of her 17-year-old son Raymond Paulson from training at Camp Ogletho...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Boozhoo! Today we talk with RJ Dahl of Deer River (Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe) to find out how he is coping and thriving during the pandemic, with h...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 10:34
Caption: Minnesota's U.S. Senator Tina Smith sits on the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
The CARES Act that was signed into law on March 27th provides emergency assistance and health care response for people, tribes and businesses affec...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Hello! Today we're catching up with our favorite Rez Reporter, Rob Fairbanks (Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe), to find out how the comedian and YouTube ...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2020
  • Length: 13:14
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Biidaapi: s/he comes laughing. (Ojibwemowin) Greetings! Today we’re honored to talk with Minnesota Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan (White Earth Nation...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2020
  • Length: 13:00
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Greetings! Today we talk with Patina Park (Mnicoujou Lakota) the Director of Tribal State Relations for Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan. A...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
  • Length: 14:42
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The Korean War was marked by many brutal battles. One highly decorated Minnesota soldier was injured in combat, patched up and then returned to the...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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When the Korean War began, the expectation was that the US involvement would be short and decisive. But the war dragged on far longer than the publ...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
  • Length: 02:00