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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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101 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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How did Richard Sears become the 19th-cenury’s king of mail order catalogs? Britt Aamodt has a tale of an unwanted crate of pocket watches and an i...

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


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Since the 1970s, Craig Packer of the University of Minnesota’s Lion Center has studied lion behavior in the wild. For six years, Packer and two stu...

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


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Paul Volberding grew up in Rochester with a bedroom window that overlooked the Mayo Clinic. Britt Aamodt picks up the story years later when Volber...

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


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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Judith Guest had only been living in Edina for a year when she received the news every writer wants to hear. Britt Aamodt looks back at Guest’s bre...

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


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Summer tourists know Brainerd as a lake destination. But epidemiologists know about it for another reason. Britt Aamodt has the case history of Bra...

Bought by KVSC, KSRQ, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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We’ll hear from Minnesotans and their reactions to Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan’s historic election… And, a new play by a Navajo playwr...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMSU, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: It's late fall in Minneapolis and a tent encampment is still home to roughly 200 people.
4 people have now died at the homeless encampment in Minneapolis. The site - also called the Wall of Forgotten Natives for the many Native reside...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on Minnesota Native News, the latest on the tent camp in Minneapolis, an all-out effort to recruit more Native foster homes, and getting ...

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


  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 10
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Comedian Rob Fairbanks talks about the power of humor…

  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 02:17
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An organization based in Minneapolis is raising breast cancer awareness with “Indigenous Pink Day” …

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 1