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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140 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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483 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

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All together once again, the crew talks Black history. From George Bunga, a Black-Indigenous fur trader from the 1890s to sundown towns, the crew s...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2024
  • Length: 28:29
Caption: NAGPRA Logo, Credit: National Park Service Website
The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act or NAGPRA, was recently amended and the new rules became effective this year.

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


  • Added: Feb 08, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Michael Migizi Sullivan Sr. is a lifelong student of the Ojibwe language, father, husband, ceremonial drum keeper of the Ojibwe, powwow emcee, up-a...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2024
  • Length: 28:30
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As we enter Black History Month, the crew talk about its history, and how they were exposed to Black history growing up. In this Grab Bag show, the...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2024
  • Length: 28:38
Caption: Reintroduction of buffalo enhances the prairies on tribal lands in Minnesota by promoting biodiversity, Credit: Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community are reintroducing themselves to the buffalo nation, welcoming them back to their Dakota homelands here in ...

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


  • Added: Feb 01, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Fern Renville is a storyteller, artist, playwright, and enrolled citizen of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate. Fern lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, where s...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2024
  • Length: 28:30
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We continue our conversation on Minnesota’s historic tenant protection laws that took effect on January 1, 2024, ensuring safe, stable, and afforda...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2024
  • Length: 28:38

  • Added: Jan 25, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Steven StandingCloud is an enrolled member of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians located in northcentral Minnesota. Steven has been an artist mo...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2024
  • Length: 28:30
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Laura Ingalls Wilder was born on February 7, 1867, in Pepin County, Wisconsin. Throughout Laura's childhood, her pioneer parents moved the family s...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7