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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268 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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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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Judith Guest had only been living in Edina for a year when she received the news every writer wants to hear. Britt Aamodt looks back at Guest’s bre...

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


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Summer tourists know Brainerd as a lake destination. But epidemiologists know about it for another reason. Britt Aamodt has the case history of Bra...

Bought by KUMD and KQAL


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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We’ll hear from Minnesotans and their reactions to Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan’s historic election… And, a new play by a Navajo playwr...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMSU, KSRQ, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: It's late fall in Minneapolis and a tent encampment is still home to roughly 200 people.
4 people have now died at the homeless encampment in Minneapolis. The site - also called the Wall of Forgotten Natives for the many Native reside...

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


  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News, the latest on the tent camp in Minneapolis, an all-out effort to recruit more Native foster homes, and getting ...

Bought by KMSU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KKWE Niijii Radio, KVSC, WTIP and more


  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 9
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Comedian Rob Fairbanks talks about the power of humor…

  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 02:17
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An organization based in Minneapolis is raising breast cancer awareness with “Indigenous Pink Day” …

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 1
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An organization based in Minneapolis is raising breast cancer awareness with “Indigenous Pink Day” … And, comedian Rob Fairbanks talks about the p...

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


  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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In 1924, Minnesota entomologist Marshall Hertig and a colleague discovered a bacteria residing in mosquitoes. He called it Wolbachia. Britt Aamodt ...

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


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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In 1926, Donald Wandrei was a 19-year-old university student when he decided to write a fan letter to H.P. Lovecraft. Britt Aamodt has an account o...

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


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11