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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

Caption: Bde Maka Ska in Minneapolis is spurring conversation about the sacredness of water., Credit: Passej/flicker.com/creativecommons
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear how changes in the art at the state capitol seek to make it more welcoming, conversations about the sacr...

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2016
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 11
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In Standing Rock, there were songs of celebration and thanksgiving after the Army Corps of Engineers denied Energy Transfer Partners the easement i...

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


  • Added: Dec 07, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Winter weather has arrived as the Standing Rock Standoff continues… Earlier this week, North Dakota governor Jack Dalrymple ordered the evacuation ...

Bought by KMSU, KSRQ, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WTIP, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 15
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This week on Minnesota Native News… The confrontation escalates near the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota. Near the front lines, police a...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KFAI, KMSU, WTIP, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we present the first of three special episodes featuring a Minnesota view of the standoff at Standing Rock over...

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


  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox stand on the shores of Lake Bemidji.
This Week on Minnesota Native News, we recognized the 50th anniversary of the historic tribal boycott of businesses in Bemidji, Minnesota.

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  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Leech Lake Tribal & Community College Celebrates American Indian Heritage Month., Credit: LLTCC
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear community cries to bring Minnesota law enforcement home from Standing Rock, Leech Lake celebrates Americ...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: :00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Rosy Simas Dance and InterMedia Arts Presented "Skin(s)" in Minneapolis recently., Credit: Skin(s) p.r.
This week on Minnesota Native News, supply drives multiply for Standing Rock, UMN discusses questions of tribal sovereignty and a new multi-media a...

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


  • Added: Oct 26, 2016
  • Length: :00
  • Purchases: 11
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The photo is iconic: Janis Joplin astride a Harley-Davidson. Britt Aamodt tells us how a Minnesotan captured that indelible image.

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: A map shows the existing Line 3 oil pipeline and the proposed route for its replacement., Credit: Enbridge Energy Corporation
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about recent developments with the Line 3 oil pipeline in Minnesota, new affordable housing meets a desp...

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


  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: :00
  • Purchases: 10