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. 

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Short features documenting the impact of Minnesota's Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2014
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A Look at Legacy

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2015
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Bearing Witness with Anthony Galloway and Georgia Fort is a production of Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice, a journalism project created and supported by Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities, in partnership with KMOJ Radio and The Minnesota Humanities Center.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2021
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First-hand experiences and advice about the challenges and rewards associated with caring for loved ones in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2021
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select Ampers programming related to COVID19

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2020
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Sex Trafficking - Breaking Free Sex traffic. At KMOJ, we're not letting it hide. We are pleased to present two hours of programming about people in our community trying to end it. We are proud that last year's program on sex trafficking won a first place award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in the special projects category.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 05, 2019
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Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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Minnesota Music Notes celebrating noteworthy artists, people and moments that shaped the history of Minnesota's Mainroom First Avenue

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Sep 26, 2019
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Each week Minnesota Native News looks at social, economic, cultural, health issues and more facing Minnesota’s Native American communities. By informing and educating all Minnesotans about events, activities, and issues in Minnesota’s Native American communities this program interweaves the Native American culture into the rest of the communities of the state.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014

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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
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear the latest after a shooting injured 6 in Minneapolis’ Little Earth community.

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear the latest after a shooting injured 6 in Minneapolis’ Little Earth community. We also hear about an eve...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, WDSE, KVSC, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMSU and more


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News; Prairie Island Indian Community vies for 40-million dollars for renewable energy projects, tribes come together...

Bought by WDSE, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KVSC, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMSU and more


  • Added: May 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Minnesota Native News continues its reporting on legislative , tribal and agency efforts to help women victimized by the sex trade.

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


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about a new task force uniting tribes in Minnesota to combat sex trafficking. Reporter Cole Premo has t...

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


  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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In 1865, Theodore Hamm established Hamm’s Beer in St. Paul. This beer became known for its cartoon bear and catchy jingle. But in 1973, Hamm’s sent...

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


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Justine Kerfoot never intended to stay in Minnesota. But the Great Depression led her to the lodge on the Gunflint Trail and the wild spaces that w...

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


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22