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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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509 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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145 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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In the late 19th century, with the Twin Cities rapidly expanding, it was becoming harder to reach distant points. St. Paul solved with the transpor...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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There is now a digital option: Minnesotans with low incomes are now able to purchase food online using their SNAP benefits

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Over the past three weeks, more businesses and community facilities have reopened and thousands of people have been gathering at protests and event...

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the Minnesota Native News Health Report, artists take a stand against Covid and more of your questions answered. Laurie Stern reports.

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and WTIP


  • Added: Jun 12, 2020
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Phase Three of Minnesota’s stay-safe plan is underway, with more restaurants, gyms and retail stores open. Social distancing is still required and ...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Biidaapi: s/he comes laughing. (Ojibwemowin) Hello! Today we talk with 13-year-old Xander Ripley-Jaakoa, an Anishinaabe youth from Cloquet, MN. Xa...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 16:33
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Biidaapi: s/he comes laughing. (Ojibwemowin) Boozhoo! We catch up with our friend Mike Laverdure (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in Nor...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 17:16
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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