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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135 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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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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The Native American Community Clinic - or NACC - has announced plans for a new clinic and housing along the Native American cultural corridor in So...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and WDSE


  • Added: Aug 17, 2023
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Victor Barnard was not only a religious leader but Jesus in the flesh. That’s what he told his followers in rural Pine County. Now he wanted them t...

Bought by KVSC, KSRQ, KBEM, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KRPR and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Josh Walbolt lost his restaurant job in the COVID pandemic and found himself working for DoorDash. It paid the bills. But he had other irons in the...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, KBEM, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KRPR and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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1963 – Peter Thorkelson flunked out of Carleton College in Northfield for the second time. He’d been more interested in music and drama than his E...

Bought by KVSC, KSRQ, KBEM, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KRPR and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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1993 – Minneapolis producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis had given Janet Jackson her first platinum albums. Now they were going back in the studio wi...

Bought by KBEM, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC, KSRQ, KRPR and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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In 2001, Walker Art Center curator Joan Rothfuss had a light bulb moment. Not about a visual artist. But about an experimental cellist, Charlotte M...

Bought by KBEM, KSRQ, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC, KRPR and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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In this year’s Legislative Wrap-Up, the crew discusses the 100% Carbon-Free Electricity by 2040 requiring utilities offer customers 100% carbon-fre...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 10, 2023
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Leah and Cole chat with artist Sam Zimmerman (Grand Portage). After two decades on the east coast in public education Sam moved back to Minnesota t...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2023
  • Length: 28:30
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This week MN Native News reporter Emma Needham brings us some of the latest from Minnesota's native communities including a new novel from the auth...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KSRQ, and WDSE


  • Added: Aug 09, 2023
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Leah and Cole are joined by the multi-talented Rhiana Yazzie (Diné Nation), a remarkable theatre artist, filmmaker, playwright, and the visionary f...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2023
  • Length: 28:30