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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55 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

Pieces

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Janice reflects on how she had struggled to choose between completing school and caregiving, when her father faced his final days.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Janice shares how she learned a lot about honoring wishes, while supporting a co-worker who was facing terminal illness.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Susana stresses the importance of having the hard conversations with parents and their wishes about care, when facing serious illness.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Susana shares how separating from families is hard for everyone, when elders need more intensive care.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Sandra speaks on the importance of listening to family member facing illness, to learn what matters most when making plans for treatment.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Souvanh shares how in Laotian culture, everyone pitches in with help and support, when a loved one dies.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Souvanh talks about how a language barrier increased his mother’s worries and concerns, and explanations offered important relief.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Timothy reflects on how some people prefer not to speak about death, even as they face the end of their life.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Timothy speaks about how caring for someone in their final days, can create a lasting connection.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Richard speaks about the bonding and deep value of spending time with a terminally-ill loved one.

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