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. 

Series

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8 Pieces

Extended podcast versions of Kevyn Burger's interviews with some of the Minnesota Vietnam Veterans featured in the Ampers radio series

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Aug 24, 2017
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3 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota's WWII Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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34 Pieces

Family conversations exploring the question “what matters most?” to those involved in providing or receiving care in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016

Pieces

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In 1952, men in masks and protective clothing started pumping a strange powder into the air over South Minneapolis. Britt Aamodt explains why this ...

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


  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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In 1870, African-American men were finally given the right to vote. But women would have to fight another half-century to get their voice heard at ...

Bought by WDSE, KSRQ, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP and more


  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
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On March 29th, the Augsburg Native American Film Series, along with director Myron Dewey, presents Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock. The film docu...

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


  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Josephine Mandamin began a movement of praying for the water., Credit: motherearthwaterwalk.com
This week on Minnesota Native News we get the latest on legal maneuvers to stop the Line 3 oil pipeline replacement and Sharon Day remembers the be...

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


  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 12
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February fourteenth is a day dedicated to remembering Missing Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and People. Marches and gatherings happen all aroun...

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


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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They have pink noses, small black ears and fleshy finger-like claws. What are they? Britt Aamodt introduces us to Minnesota’s only marsupial, the o...

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


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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Back in 1950, three-quarters of American households had party line telephones. That was even more true in rural Minnesota. Britt Aamodt looks at li...

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


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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The world remembers Rock Hudson as a movie star and the first big celebrity to die of AIDS. To Phyllis Gates, he was her husband. Britt Aamodt has ...

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


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Minnesota’s Pavek Museum of Broadcasting has one of only 127 remaining RCA theremin known to still exist. Britt Aamodt takes a look at the history ...

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


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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During World War II, more than 4,000 naval air cadets passed through Minneapolis’ Naval Air Station for a 3-week beginner’s course in piloting. Bri...

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


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19