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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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4 Pieces

MN Native News: COVID-19 Daily Update

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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1 Piece

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

Pieces

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This week on Minnesota Native News: the Chairwoman of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe is censured by the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, and an interview ...

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  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: A light rail train in Minneapolis heads downtown., Credit: visitlakestreet, flickr.com/commons
This week on Minnesota Native News: the Minneapolis-St. Paul transit police say they will work to fix racial disparities in citations and arrests, ...

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  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News: calls for ending racial disparities in Beltrami County courts and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community team...

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  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Rayna Churchill is the new head of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council., Credit: milllacsband.com
This week on Minnesota Native New: the Minnesota Indian Affairs Committee has a new director, a group is organizing housing for homeless women in t...

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Duluth's iconic lift bridge shrouded in fog, Credit: TCassaro1, flickr.com/commons
This week on Minnesota Native news: The city of Duluth’s Indigenous Commission is finalizing a report documenting the history of Native Americans i...

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Bois Forte Citizen Goerge Robert Mihalich Carries the American flag.
This Week on Minnesota Native News, honoring Native American Veterans, reclaiming a Dakota place name and reviving the Creators Game.

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  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on Minnesota Native News: debate over the new White Earth Constitution threatens the leadership of tribal Chairwoman Erma Vizenor.

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  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News, Native vets in Bemidji get a little help landing a job, law enforcement reaches out to Hennepin County Native c...

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Peggy Flanagan was elected to the MN House on 11/3/15., Credit: NeighborsforPeggy.org
This week on Minnesota Native News, Peggy Flanagan becomes the second Native American woman (White Earth Ojibwe) serving in the Minnesota State Leg...

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  • Added: Nov 04, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Bde Maka Ska a.k.a. Lake Calhoun is located in Minneapolis. , Credit: Passaj, flicker/creative commons
This Week on Minnesota Native News - The Minneapolis Park Board recently recognized the original Dakota name for Lake Calhoun. Signs around the la...

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 8