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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40 Pieces

Bearing Witness with Anthony Galloway and Georgia Fort is a production of Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice, a journalism project created and supported by Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities, in partnership with KMOJ Radio and The Minnesota Humanities Center.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2021
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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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93 Pieces

We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2021
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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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82 Pieces

Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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25 Pieces

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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425 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

Pieces

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People celebrate a variety of things during this time of year. For us, the time off many people get during this time, allows for more gatherings wi...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2022
  • Length: 28:34
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Derek shares his experiences as the Nutrition Program Coordinator at the Division of Indian Work in Minneapolis; his views on culturally, seasonall...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: ICWA supporters camped on the national lawn ahead of the Supreme Court Hearing in early November. , Credit: Photo: Jason Goward, Migizi Will Fly.
The US Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of ICWA or the Indian Child Welfare Act in early November. Reporter Emma Needham sheds light on th...

Bought by KVSC, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KSRQ, and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Nov 30, 2022
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Guest co-host Sindy Morales Garcia leads the crew through a conversation about hustling, or as some of us know it, surviving. From youth, many of u...

Bought by KVSC and KWIT


  • Added: Nov 23, 2022
  • Length: 28:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Today Leah and Cole chat with Heather Friedli, a contemporary impressionist oil painter. Heather creates vivid landscapes inspired by her family’s ...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
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2008: The last time the Coen Brothers – Joel and Ethan – had filmed in Minnesota was for 1996’s Fargo. Now they were back, this time recreating the...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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March 4, 1915: Isabel Davis Higbee’s doctor told her she needed to rest. But the philanthropist wasn’t about to give up an opportunity to convince ...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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2019: Why would the New York Times comment on a Twin Cities theatre opening night? Because it was a production of Hair by senior actors who, accord...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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January 27, 1973: They met in Bloomington, from different organizations, different walks of life. What united them was the Equal Rights Amendment a...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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1901: Arthur Conan Doyle scribbled out his latest Sherlock Holmes story. Who knew that seventy years later, The Hound of the Baskervilles would be ...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 9