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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324 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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47 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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11 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

Pieces

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Sherald Hanks shares how his military services is part of his service to humanity.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Army veteran Roberta Marie speaks about how her family’s tradition of military service brought adventure and meaning to her life.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Billie Jo knew she wanted to serve in the Navy, after touring a ship while in the fifth grade.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Korean war veteran James Peter Razer talks about how his service had an impact on his entire life and career.

Bought by WTIP and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Davin Steve Depoe explains the Anishinabe word for warrior: Ogichidaag

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and WGZS


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Veteran Davalance Depoe talks openly about facing PTSD and the challenging path of recovery.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Davalance Depoe shares how he felt fulfilling his dream of becoming a para-trooper, just like his father and brother.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Giant buffalo puppets parade through Minneapolis as part of the May Day Parade., Credit: Lars Negstad
This week on Minnesota Native News: will Natives be counted in the 2020 census, water protectors tell their story in the Minneapolis May Day Parade...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KMSU, KSRQ, KKWE Niijii Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Lana acknowledges that remaining a non-smoker is hard, even though her health is doing so much better than before she quit.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Jeff talks about the wide diversity of uses for tobacco that he sees in Indian country: from completely ceremonial use to total addicted uses.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1