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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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379 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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81 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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A new early headstart and preschool focusing on Dakota language is opening in the Lower Sioux community.

Bought by KMOJ-FM


  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:48
  • Purchases: 1
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A new early headstart and preschool focusing on Dakota language is opening in the Lower Sioux community… A playwright and actor talks about an upco...

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


  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear the latest on the line 3 oil pipeline permitting process and visit a celebration for new Native physicia...

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


  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Tribes band together to support healthy activity in St Paul MN

  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: :56
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A new children’s book written by Brenda J Child, illustrated by Jonathan Thunder, and translated into Ojibwe by Gordon Jourdain, has hit the shelves.

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


  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Ole Rolvaag thought he was destined to be a fisherman like his father. Britt Aamodt looks at how the opportunity to the immigrate to the United Sta...

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


  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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The first tornado touched down in Minnesota after 4 pm. Britt Aamodt recounts the 1998 Comfrey-St. Peter Tornado Outbreak, when over a dozen twiste...

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


  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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Farmers would never forget the 1870s. In this piece, Britt Aamodt looks at the reason why: Locust

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


  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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The Federal Music Project put musicians to work in the Great Depression. Britt Aamodt also has the story on the less-than-spectacular director of t...

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


  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Britt Aamodt tells the story of William Maupins, born two years after the Duluth lynchings, who became a leading light in the port city’s fight for...

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


  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18