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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Short features documenting the impact of Minnesota's Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2014
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A Look at Legacy

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2015
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40 Pieces

First-hand experiences and advice about the challenges and rewards associated with caring for loved ones in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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Sex Trafficking - Breaking Free 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. We are proud that last year's program on sex trafficking won a first place award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in the special projects category.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 05, 2019
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82 Pieces

Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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25 Pieces

Minnesota Music Notes celebrating noteworthy artists, people and moments that shaped the history of Minnesota's Mainroom First Avenue

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Sep 26, 2019
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295 Pieces

Each week Minnesota Native News looks at social, economic, cultural, health issues and more facing Minnesota’s Native American communities. By informing and educating all Minnesotans about events, activities, and issues in Minnesota’s Native American communities this program interweaves the Native American culture into the rest of the communities of the state.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014
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Individual stories from Minnesota Native news that make up the weekly newscasts.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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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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During and after the first world war, many Americans held fears and suspicions against Germans living in the United States. As producer Allison Her...

Bought by KSRQ, KUMD, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP and more


  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 27
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Minnesota Nice...it's a phrase a lot of people know. But...where does it come from? Producer Allison Herrera tries not to rock the boat as she digs...

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


  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Safe Harbor, Credit: Manolo Guijarro
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about possible changes to the laws that prosecute trafficked girls and boys, how new B.I.A. rules might ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KFAI, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSRQ, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more


  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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World famous potter Warren MacKenzie has taught hundreds of students at the University of Minnesota and has created an ethos about living with beau...

Bought by KFAI, WTIP, KFAI, Radio K, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:34
  • Purchases: 21
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Nobel prize winning plant pathologist Norman Borlaug helped millions of farmers worldwide fend off starvation and save their crops with his inventi...

Bought by KRPR, Radio K, KSRQ, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KFAI and more


  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 20
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It's one thing to be an admirer of retro fashion, and then there's zubaz. Allison Herrera tells us more about the pants worn by gym enthusiasts and...

Bought by KVSC, KSRQ, KFAI, Radio K, WTIP and more


  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 21
Caption: Red Lake Chairman Darrell Seki, Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News: Next steps after the Washington football team trademark ruling, the first initiatives from the new Red Lake Nat...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KFAI, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WTIP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Lake Itasca is one of Minnesota's most famous tourist destinations. It wasn't always that way...

Bought by KSRQ, KQAL, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 24
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The world's most famous detective has a large fan base right here...in Minnesota. Producer Allison Herrera tells us all about it.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, KVSC, KSRQ, Radio K and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
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Wanda Gag’s books “Millions of Cats” and “ABC Bunny” remain two of the most popular books for new readers. Allison Herrera explains why. .

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, Radio K, KVSC, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 14