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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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Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.

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

MN Native News: COVID-19 Daily Update

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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10 Pieces

MN Native News: Health Report

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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264 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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24 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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Caption: Thousands of years ago Natives in Minnesota fired clay pots in pit fires., Credit: http://www.nativeskywatchers.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/nativepots.pdf
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear lingering concerns over Minnesota’s involvement in police actions around the DAPL protests last year, cl...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Minneapolis based Anishinaabe writer Marcie Rendon has a new murder mystery coming out April 1.
This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about new efforts to revive a culturally specific treatment program for Natives struggling with addicti...

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


  • Added: Mar 28, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about next steps in the proposed Line 3 oil pipeline project, developing resources for Native elders wit...

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


  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Craig Wright was working at a St. Paul church when he got ones of those calls every writer dreams of. Eventually, says Britt Aamodt, that call led ...

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
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Kenneth H. Dahlberg was not a household name. But when the Minnesota native died in 2011, says Britt Aamodt, obituaries ran around the country. And...

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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John Lind lost a hand in a boyhood farming accident. But that didn’t keep the Minnesota governor from delivering knockouts, says Britt Aamodt.

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
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St. Paul has had a lot of mayors. But, according to Britt Aamodt, only one Supermayor.

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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The turn of the 20th century saw a surge in immigration from Eastern Europe. To the town of Bramble, says Britt Aamodt, that immigration wave broug...

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


  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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By bus, car and plane, thousands of Natives and allies gathered in Washington D.C. last week for the Native Nations Rise March. The event was organ...

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


  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Armando appreciates how his family members came together to share responsibilities and support his mother, in her last days.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30