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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49 Pieces

Individual stories from Minnesota Native news that make up the weekly newscasts.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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24 Pieces

MN Native News Special Edition: COVID-19 Community Conversations

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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12 Pieces

Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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112 Pieces

MN Native News: COVID-19 Daily Update

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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21 Pieces

MN Native News: Health Report

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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403 Pieces

MN90: Minnesota History in 90 Seconds" is a history program airing on Ampers stations in Minnesota. It is a co-production of Ampers and the Minnesota Historical Society.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014
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24 Pieces

The special series of Native Lights is all about connecting with our neighbors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2020
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102 Pieces

We amplify stories of people within Minnesota’s Native communities. We explore the history, work, strength, and resiliency of Native people who are shaping the future, while appreciating those who came before.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Aug 28, 2019
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12 Pieces

Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice is a journalism initiative from Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities, KMOJ Radio, and the Minnesota Humanities Center covering the trials of the officers accused of killing George Floyd, the community’s reaction, and exploring the changes needed to create a more just society.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 08, 2021
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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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By 1884, thousands of St. Paul’s citizens gathered at the train station to greet the arrival of a famous visitor. Britt Aamodt has the story behind...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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An engaging conversation featuring prominent Native artists… inspires audience members to reflect on their own artistry.

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


  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we talk to historian and producer Dr. Kate Beane, who recently released the documentary, Ohiyesa: Soul of an In...

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


  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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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