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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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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Memories and stories from Minnesota's military veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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22 Pieces

Native American veterans explain why protecting our land and resources is an important part of Native culture and traditions.

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

Extended podcast versions of Kevyn Burger's interviews with some of the Minnesota Vietnam Veterans featured in the Ampers radio series

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Aug 24, 2017
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Memories and stories from Minnesota's WWII Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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34 Pieces

Family conversations exploring the question “what matters most?” to those involved in providing or receiving care in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016

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In 1864, a year after the Dakota Conflict, Chief Little Crow, his 16-year-old son, one woman and a handful of men returned to the Minnesota land th...

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


  • Added: Jul 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Rene Valdes was one of 125,000 Cubans who sought asylum in the United States during the Mariel Boatlift of 1980. Valdes only knew he wanted to live...

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


  • Added: Jul 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on Minnesota Native News, Bois Forte joins Fond du Lac as the second Minnesota tribe to participate in the Land Buyback Program for Triba...

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


  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we explore Athena LaTocha’s new exhibit in Grand Rapids that explores the relationship between man made objects...

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


  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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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....

  • Added: Jul 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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Sex Trafficking - Breaking Free - Men Documentary Sex traffic. At KMOJ, we're not letting it hide. We are pleased to present two hours of programm...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2019
  • Length: 55:00
Caption: The Minnesota based organizers of Mni ki wakan are planning their 3rd conference in August., Credit: mni ki wakan
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear the latest in an effort to connect global indigenous work on water, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe election re...

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


  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 9
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It was the first and only of its kind: a national women’s conference funded by the U.S. Congress. Britt Aamodt takes a look at the Minnesota delega...

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


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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In 1940, John F. Kennedy was 23 and sick, which explains his visit to the Mayo Clinic. But he was also a newly published author. Britt Aamodt has t...

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


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Minnesota native Peter Graves was best known as a dramatic actor in the TV series Mission: Impossible. So why was he being asked to star in a comed...

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


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11