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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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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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This week on Minnesota Native News, state health officials reach out for community input on addictions services and White Earth continues its work ...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: A dancer celebrates Indigenous People's Day in Grand Rapids, MN on October 12, 2015., Credit: Grant Frashier
Communities around Minnesota celebrated Indigenous People’s Day on Monday, October 12th. Reporter Melissa Townsend looks at the reasons some Minne...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2015
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 14
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This week on Minnesota Native News: the Sandpiper oil pipeline proposal is on hold, new data on Native owned businesses may surprise you, tribal co...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Cecelia Martinez stars in her award winning video "Amazing"., Credit: Cecelia Martinez and In Progress
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about efforts to further develop the tribal economy in Northern Minnesota, an upcoming gathering to incr...

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News, questions over how American Indians are portrayed in the state capitol building and a group explores the potent...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: A map of the proposed route for the Sandpiper and new Line 3 oil pipelines.
This week on Minnesota Native News, the latest on Native-led opposition to proposed pipelines in northern Minnesota.

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  • Added: Sep 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News: A traditional Ojibwe perspective on catching walleye in Lake Mille Lacs.

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 19
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear what happened when the group: “1855 Treaty Authority” took action at Hole-in-the-Day Lake near Nisswa M...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News: Indigenous People’s Day celebrations are spreading around the state and The Father Project in Minneapolis conne...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: The new Red Lake Capitol Building Opens., Credit: Michael Meuers
This week on Minnesota Native News, the city of St. Paul becomes the third Minnesota city to establish Indigenous People’s Day, the new Red Lake ca...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9