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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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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People share their personal stories, strategies and perspectives on preventing and managing diabetes, in these relatable and inspirational segments.

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  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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Native Americans share their personal experiences and challenges of quitting commercial tobacco and reclaiming sacred tobacco.

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  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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Half hour collections from AMPERS' Veterans' Voices Series hosted by Britt Aamodt and Kevyn Burger

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  • Updated: Jan 25, 2023
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Memories and stories of Minnesota's Vietnam veterans.

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  • Updated: Oct 04, 2017
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Memories and stories from Minnesota's military veterans

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  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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Memories and stories from Minnesota Korea War Veterans

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  • Updated: Apr 06, 2020
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Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in Vietnam

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  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War I

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  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War II

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  • Updated: May 16, 2022

Pieces

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The rivalry between Matt's Bar and the 5-8 Club is a source of local pride and friendly competition. But who really invented the "Juicy Lucy," a bu...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Marchette Gaylord Chute was a Minnesotan biographer and historian known for making history interesting and easy to understand for a wide audience.

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KQAL, and WGZS


  • Added: Jul 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Donaldson's, an iconic department store chain, was established by Scottish immigrant, William Donaldson in 1881 with a small store at 310 Nicollet ...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KQAL, and WGZS


  • Added: Jul 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Elmer Engstrom was a prominent American electrical engineer and corporate executive, best known for his efforst in the development of television an...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WGZS, and KQAL


  • Added: Jul 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Founded in the Minneapolis basement of Dotty and Dave Dalquist in 1946, Nordic Ware is historically significant to Minnesota, and to the nation’s b...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KQAL, and WGZS


  • Added: Jul 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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This week, wo examples in Minnesota that support the larger “Land Back” movement across Indian Country, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe’s new Chief Execu...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A design sketch of Owámniyomni envisioning the land after its restoration by a Dakota-led design team., Credit: Owámniyomni Okhódayapi
A newly appointed Dakota-led design team supporting the restoration of Owámniyomni, also known as St. Anthony Falls, has plans to transform the Min...

Bought by WDSE


  • Added: Jul 11, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Ashwini Ramaswami is the Choreographic Associate and Communications Director for the Ragamala Dance Company. The organization was founded by her mo...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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The Playwrights’ Center is an accelerator for playwrights and new plays. How do they accomplish this? Robert Chelimsky, Managing Director, explains...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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Founder of Juxtaposition arts, Roger Cummings, explains why the organization is such a crucial part of the thriving arts community in North Minneap...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2024
  • Length: 01:30