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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92 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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424 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

Pieces

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Fritz Haber is famous as Albert Einstein’s buddy and infamous as the man who brought poison gas to the battlefields of World War I. But Britt Aamod...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 16
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In 1860, William H. Seward, governor of New York and failed presidential hopeful, came to St. Paul to stump for Abraham Lincoln. He spent four days...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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Everybody knows that before First Ave was an iconic live music venue it was a Greyhound bus station. But fewer know the history of the in-between y...

Bought by KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, KVSC and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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In 1975, George Lucas was pitching a new space opera to Hollywood. To help him with the pitch, Lucas brought along work by John Berkey who speciali...

Bought by WDSE, KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Growing up in Minnesota, Michael Wilson knew he wanted to work with primates after he watched a documentary on Dian Fossey. Britt Aamodt looks at W...

Bought by KSRQ, WDSE, KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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For nearly 10 months a tent city has been growing along a 6 lane stretch of road on the south side of Minneapolis. The encampment of homeless peop...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WDSE, KMSU and more


  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 10
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Youth display their photography at the Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center in Duluth, And a language teacher finds his own way to reach language lea...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KMSU, KKWE Niijii Radio, KVSC and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News: We hear about the Minnesota Historical Society’s decision to keep a historic native burial site in northern Min...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KVSC, KMSU, WDSE and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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A new play by a Navajo playwright makes its world premiere in the Twin Cities…

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 1
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We’ll hear from Minnesotans and their reactions to Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan’s historic election…

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:22