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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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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269 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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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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An organization based in Minneapolis is raising breast cancer awareness with “Indigenous Pink Day” … And, comedian Rob Fairbanks talks about the p...

Bought by KFAI, KVSC, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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In 1924, Minnesota entomologist Marshall Hertig and a colleague discovered a bacteria residing in mosquitoes. He called it Wolbachia. Britt Aamodt ...

Bought by KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, KRPR, KBEM and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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In 1926, Donald Wandrei was a 19-year-old university student when he decided to write a fan letter to H.P. Lovecraft. Britt Aamodt has an account o...

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


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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Since its opening in 1902, Dayton’s was a Minneapolis destination for shopping, dining and making memories. Britt Aamodt gives a brief history of t...

Bought by KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, KRPR, KBEM and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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In 1946, Forrest O. Wiggins was the first African-American instructor hired by the University of Minnesota. Two years later, he was fighting to kee...

Bought by KVSC, KRPR, KBEM, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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What is that pest that chases joggers down roads and plagues summer bathers with its piercing bite? Britt Aamodt takes a closer look at the deer fly.

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


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear from the Prairie Island Indian Community, which has joined other Minnesota Dakota tribes in a lawsuit a...

Bought by KFAI, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, WORT, KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Six hundred people gathered at Mystic Lake Conference Center in Prior Lake for the Third Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition. Tribal lea...

Bought by KFAI, KSRQ, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KVSC and more


  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: An encampment of homeless people in Minneapolis is receiving the attention of media, Native leaders and other local officials.  , Credit: Melissa Townsend
A tent encampment of homeless folks continues to grow in Minneapolis. There are about 300 people there, many of whom are Native. The camp shines...

Bought by KFAI, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMSU, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we get an update on the Minneapolis homeless encampment, also known as “the wall of forgotten natives.” We also...

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


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 12