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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11 Pieces

Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.

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

MN Native News: COVID-19 Daily Update

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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MN Native News: Health Report

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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254 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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17 Pieces

The special series of Native Lights is all about connecting with our neighbors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2020
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12 Pieces

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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Double Purple Heart recipient Bruce Nordan has chosen to remain tight-lipped about his combat experience in Korea. In some cases, even wives and ch...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Some of Minnesota’s Korean War veterans have found friendship and camaraderie with one another, many decades after their years of service ended. Ke...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Many Korean War veterans who returned home from a conflict that was not popular got the message that people did not want to hear their stories. The...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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The men and women who fought in the Korean War are elders now, but many of them were teenagers or young adults when they were called to serve. Jame...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Today, the veterans who served in the Korean War are dwindling in number. The survivors, who are now in their 80’s and 90’s, still have stories to...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Businesses, artists, and freelance workers, among many others… are being hit hard by the economic reach of the COVID-19 pandemic and the precaution...

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  • Added: Apr 07, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Hosts Leah Lemm and Cole Premo check-in with Tall Paul (Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe) an Anishinaabe and Oneida Hip-Hop artist. Tall Paul calls in to ...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2020
  • Length: 11:40
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we get an update on how tribes across the state are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. We also hear about a n...

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


  • Added: Apr 01, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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We talk with Brenda Child (Red Lake Nation) about the origin story of the Jingle Dress and how it relates to the 1918 Flu epidemic, and what the pa...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2020
  • Length: 14:50
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Biidaapi: s/he comes laughing. (Ojibwemowin)Greetings from Native Lights! Sometimes we just want to talk to a parent or elder during uncertain time...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2020
  • Length: 16:01