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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82 Pieces

Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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267 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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8 Pieces

Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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199 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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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

Pieces

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Britt Aamodt takes a look at Minnesotans’ summer preoccupation with fun in the sun, and what they wore while they were at it.

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


  • Added: Jan 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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In 1977, Anita Bryant and her organization Save the Children led a crusade to repeal gay rights laws across the country. Britt Aamodt looks at what...

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


  • Added: Jan 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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Alexander Graham Bell rang in America’s centenary in 1876 with his new invention, the telephone. Britt Aamodt looks at how the telephone arrived in...

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


  • Added: Jan 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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By 1884, thousands of St. Paul’s citizens gathered at the train station to greet the arrival of a famous visitor. Britt Aamodt has the story behind...

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


  • Added: Jan 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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An engaging conversation featuring prominent Native artists… inspires audience members to reflect on their own artistry.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KVSC, KMSU, KQAL and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we talk to historian and producer Dr. Kate Beane, who recently released the documentary, Ohiyesa: Soul of an In...

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


  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Fritz Haber is famous as Albert Einstein’s buddy and infamous as the man who brought poison gas to the battlefields of World War I. But Britt Aamod...

Bought by KRPR, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, KVSC, KBEM and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 9
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In 1860, William H. Seward, governor of New York and failed presidential hopeful, came to St. Paul to stump for Abraham Lincoln. He spent four days...

Bought by KFAI, KSRQ, KRPR, KKWE Niijii Radio, KVSC and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Everybody knows that before First Ave was an iconic live music venue it was a Greyhound bus station. But fewer know the history of the in-between y...

Bought by KFAI, KRPR, KKWE Niijii Radio, KVSC, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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In 1975, George Lucas was pitching a new space opera to Hollywood. To help him with the pitch, Lucas brought along work by John Berkey who speciali...

Bought by KSRQ, KFAI, KRPR, KKWE Niijii Radio, KVSC and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10