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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25 Pieces

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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289 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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He was the Godfather of Soul. Now First Avenue’s office manager Chrissie Dunlap had to tell him he was late hitting the stage. Britt Aamodt shares ...

Bought by KQAL, KSRQ, and KMSU


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 3
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Curt Almstead, known in the Twin Cities music scene as Curtiss A, couldn’t believe it. Some deranged man had just shot John Lennon dead. Almstead w...

Bought by KQAL, KSRQ, and KMSU


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on Minnesota Native News, reporter Melissa Townsend tells us about the 35th Annual Native American Journalists Association Conference hos...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KSRQ, KQAL, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News, a groundbreaking, a grand opening and an update on wild rice. Red Lake Nation's new housing project is underway...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KVSC, KMSU, KUMD and more


  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Britt Aamodt takes a tour of the history of bike sharing programs and Minneapolis’ Nice Ride system.

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


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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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 WAMC, 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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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 KSRQ, KVSC, KRPR, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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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