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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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50 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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485 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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139 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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Biidaapi: s/he comes laughing. (Ojibwemowin) Greetings! Today we talk with Louise Matson (White Earth Band of Ojibwe) the Executive Director of t...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 14:14
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Biidaapi: s/he comes laughing. (Ojibwemowin) Boozhoo! We’re happy to connect with our friend Briand Morrison (Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior ...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 12:26
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Biidaapi: s/he comes laughing. (Ojibwemowin) Hello Relatives! Today we talk with Shelbie Shelder (Little River Band of Ottawa Indians), a 4th yea...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 13:06
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Biidaapi: s/he comes laughing. (Ojibwemowin) Greetings! On this day we check in with registered dietician Stacy Hammer (Bdewakantunwan Dakota). St...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 18:32
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Biidaapi: s/he comes laughing. (Ojibwemowin) Hello! Today we talk with Jenn Hall (Leech Lake), who is a brand-new Minneapolis firefighter! Jenn g...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 14:22
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This week on Minnesota Native News, primary results from the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe and artistic expressions of hope and thanks.

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


  • Added: Jun 10, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Host Leah Lemm explores how Indian Country in MN is responding and adapting to the current pandemic health crisis. Today’s show looks at how tradi...

Bought by KVSC, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, and WGZS


  • Added: Jun 10, 2020
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 3
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More businesses are now allowed to open and restrictions on some social gatherings are being lifted. Still, the virus continues to pose a threat. s...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota


  • Added: Jun 10, 2020
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 2
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The new guidance means, indoor restaurants, swimming pools, movie theaters, fitness clubs and other venues can resume limited business. Churches, h...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jun 09, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jun 08, 2020
  • Length: 02:00