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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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50 Pieces

Individual stories from Minnesota Native news that make up the weekly newscasts.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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24 Pieces

MN Native News Special Edition: COVID-19 Community Conversations

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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12 Pieces

Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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112 Pieces

MN Native News: COVID-19 Daily Update

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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21 Pieces

MN Native News: Health Report

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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509 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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146 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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12 Pieces

Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice is a journalism initiative from Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities, KMOJ Radio, and the Minnesota Humanities Center covering the trials of the officers accused of killing George Floyd, the community’s reaction, and exploring the changes needed to create a more just society.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 08, 2021
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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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This week, the newly established state Office of American Indian Health gets to work, a new database of Indian boarding schools helps Indigenous pe...

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2024
  • Length: 05:01
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In this special episode, siblings and co-hosts Leah and Cole take a moment to turn the mic on themselves. Join us as they share an intimate convers...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2024
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Hinckley Finlayson Schools Native American Student Association Drum Group practices on the big drum., Credit: HFS NASA Advisors
This week, the Hinckley-Finlayson School District Board officials voted unanimously to disallow a Native American student drum group to perform at ...

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  • Added: May 23, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
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A Minnesota construction crew was working on expanding US highway 59 through pelican rapids The crew was digging about 20 feet down when suddenly, ...

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  • Added: May 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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David Lee Frishberg (1933-2021) was a renowned jazz pianist, vocalist, composer, and lyricist from St. Paul, Minnesota.

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  • Added: May 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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Lake Itasca State Park was established in 1891 and stands as Minnesota's oldest state park, holding immense historical and ecological significance ...

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  • Added: May 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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Warren MacKenzie, was a renowned American studio potter known for his simple and functional pottery. He was influential in popularizing the Japanes...

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  • Added: May 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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Naniboujou Lodge is a historic resort located near the town of Grand Marais, Minnesota, along the scenic North Shore of Lake Superior.

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  • Added: May 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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In this compelling episode, we welcome Karen Diver. Karen speaks on her rich background in leadership and advocacy work. We discuss some of her goa...

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  • Added: May 16, 2024
  • Length: 28:30
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Caption: Mary LaGuarde (left) cuts a portion of the ribbon for the new Minneapolis American Indian Center while Dawn Paro (Center) and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan look on. , Credit: Emma Needham
The Minneapolis American Indian Center recently re-opened after a 32.5 million dollar renovation project.

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  • Added: May 09, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2