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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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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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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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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Maury Hurley wanted to make a career in films. So in 1972, he found himself directing his first feature about competitive snowmobiling in, of all p...

Bought by KFAI, KSRQ, KVSC, KRPR, KBEM and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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In 1966, University of Minnesota research assistant Mary Ray volunteered for a study. As part of the study, she received a shot of LSD. Britt Aamod...

Bought by KFAI, KRPR, KBEM, KSRQ, KUMD and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe held it’s 2nd annual tribal Opioid Response Summit on December 12-14, Northern Lights Casino. The three-day summit...

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


  • Added: Dec 17, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News, reactions to a new White House Executive Order on Missing and Murdered Indigeneous Women.

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


  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 8
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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, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KSRQ, KMSU, KUMD and more


  • Added: Dec 02, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Musical groups from around North America gathered in early November at the Seneca Niagara Events Center at Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino in Niag...

Bought by WOUB, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KVSC, KUMD, KMSU and more


  • Added: Nov 26, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Music journalist Bob Mehr wanted to write a biography of the Replacements, the Minneapolis punk/alt-rock group that formed in a basement in 1979, r...

Bought by KFAI, KRPR, KSRQ, KUMD, KVSC and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Elizabeth, a Minnesota woman with relationship questions, and Pedro, a young man struggling with the death of his brother, were both patients of Dr...

Bought by KFAI, KRPR, KSRQ, KVSC, KUMD and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Why do the University of Minnesota’s Golden Gophers and the University of Michigan’s Wolverines football teams battle over a Little Brown Jug? Brit...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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In 2015, photographer Joel Sartore and National Geographic established the Photo Ark, a 25-year project to photograph every species held at a zoo o...

Bought by KFAI, KSRQ, KVSC, KRPR, KUMD and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11