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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select Ampers programming related to COVID19

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2020
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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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Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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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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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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MN Native News Special Edition: COVID-19 Community Conversations

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020

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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.

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


  • 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
Caption: Shaynowishkung or Chief Bemidji stands in Bemidji which celebrated its first Indigeneous People's Day on 10/10/16.
This week on Minnesota Native News: the story behind this year’s Indigenous People’s Day celebration in Bemidji, Minnesota.

Bought by KFAI, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KFAI, KUMD, KMSU and more


  • Added: Oct 12, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Many believe addiction in Native American communities stems from the struggle to deal with generations of unaddressed trauma. Culturally specifi...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 53:32
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This week on Minnesota Native News: President Obama acknowledges Standing Rock water and land protectors at a conference in Washington, and federal...

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


  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Dr. Arne Vainio recently received one of the 2016 Virginia Binger McNight Unsung Hero Awards.
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a short ricing season on an iconic lake, the healing nature of growing food and the Unsung Hero at...

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


  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Ground cherries were a surprise find this year at the Little Earth garden., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News: tribes celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Minnesota Indian Gaming compacts and Native gardeners in Minneapol...

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


  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Tim Brown (2nd from right) rides in the Indian Horse Relay while his sons serve as his horse handling team., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News: the Redwood County Museum hosts its first exhibit of Dakota artists, and an Ojibwe rider runs in the Indian Hor...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD, KSRQ, KMSU, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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This week on Minnesota Native News: the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe gathers support from across Minnesota and beyond to protect water and land.

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


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Barbie Maas and Karen Connor wait for the start of the KweStrong Indigenous Women's Triathlon at Bde Maka Ska in Minneapolis.
This week on Minnesota Native News: a new policy to curb pill shopping takes effect in I.H.S. clinics, women gather for Kwestrong [Quay Strong] at ...

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


  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10