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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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394 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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92 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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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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Dr. Douglas Kelley was an American psychiatrist whose job it was to decide whether 22 Nazi officials were “mentally fit” to stand trial for war cri...

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


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Henry S. Tanner became a Gilded Age sensation for what he didn’t do. Britt Aamodt has the story of the Minneapolis doctor whose publicized fasts be...

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


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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In 2017, newspapers announced the Mayo Clinic had performed Minnesota’s first male-to-female sex reassignment surgery. They were off by 50 years. B...

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


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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In 1938, when the University of Minnesota held the NCAA Track and Field Championships at Memorial Stadium, many wondered if Louis Zamperini would b...

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


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Theater company, Turtle Theater Collective, produces a rendition of 'Our Town,' an American Classic. And the Duluth Art Institute hosts the work of...

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


  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Minneapolis Police Try New Strategy to Connect with Urban Native Community

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:06
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Native Farm Bill Coalition Makes Headway in DC

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:16
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The Tiwahe Foundation announces grantees and Bois Forte celebrates new green housing.

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


  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on Minnesota Native News we check in on a Native coalition’s work on the federal farm bill, more fallout from the Minnesota legislative s...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, WDSE and more


  • Added: Jul 04, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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KMOJ Hosts Chantel SinGs and Freddie Bell shine a light on how sex trafficking hurts women and our communities. The program explores the causes be...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 52:31