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.

  • From: Ampers
  • 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.

  • From: Ampers
  • 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

  • From: Ampers
  • 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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Leeann Chin was a seamstress by day, chef by night raised by the tasty flavors of her father's grocery store in China. She moved to chilly Minnesot...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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The introduction of the “Safety Bike” changed society for the better. How did Minnesota change?

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Memegwesi Sutherland harvest wild rice, Credit: Memegwesi David Sutherland
This week on Minnesota Native News, we revisit a story from May 2021 about Ojibwe Language revitalization in Minnesota.

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


  • Added: Jan 18, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Minnesota’s historic tenant protection laws took effect on January 1, 2024, ensuring safe, stable, and affordable housing. Representative Ester Agb...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2024
  • Length: 28:43
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On this week’s Headlines: a controversial Indigenous encampment for unhoused relatives was cleared in Minneapolis, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux C...

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


  • Added: Jan 11, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Gabby Menomin is a citizen of the Forest County Potawtomi Community in northern Wisconsin. She’s currently the restoration manager for Wakan Tipi A...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2024
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Architectural renderings of the completed MAIC project., Credit: Minneapolis American Indian Center
The Minneapolis American Indian Center renovation project enters its final stages.

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


  • Added: Jan 04, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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What started as a show about self-care during the holiday season, turned into a group therapy session with Dr. Aisha Mgeni. She reassures the crew ...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2023
  • Length: 28:43
Caption: Representatives of the City of Red Wing and the Prairie Island Indian Community meet to discuss plans for a local landmark. , Credit: Photo courtesy of Franky Jackson.
The City of Red Wing recently closed a dog park that stood on top of Dakota burial mounds. The move was made possible by the Prairie Island Indian ...

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


  • Added: Dec 21, 2023
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Melissa Blind is Cree from George Gordon's First Nation in Saskatchewan. She earned her PhD in American Indian Studies from the University of Arizo...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2023
  • Length: 28:30