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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Richard discusses how being present and asking hospital staff questions was how he could best support his dying friends.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Carolyn shares how she found strength in the face of her mother’s unexpected terminal illness, so she could provide good care for her.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Alice shares the importance of undeterred yet polite persistence to get family members needs met.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Carol shares the fulfillment she gets from caring for her mother, who has now moved into her home.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Professional caregiver Kathryn encourages people to explore complimentary medicine, like aroma therapy, yoga, and acupuncture, in addition to conve...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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As a professional caregiver, Kathryn advises that the key is to clear your own mind, be fully present, and to listen carefully.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Richard talks about some of the conversations he had with his sister, before she died, brought them closer together.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Richard shares how daily visits to his dying niece affected him and his perspective on end of life.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Phoebe experienced the role of guardian as a responsibility similar to caring for the needs of an infant.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Phoebe shares how her Dakota heritage guided her caregiving efforts.

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