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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Everybody knows that before First Ave was an iconic live music venue it was a Greyhound bus station. But fewer know the history of the in-between y...

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


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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In 1975, George Lucas was pitching a new space opera to Hollywood. To help him with the pitch, Lucas brought along work by John Berkey who speciali...

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


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Growing up in Minnesota, Michael Wilson knew he wanted to work with primates after he watched a documentary on Dian Fossey. Britt Aamodt looks at W...

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


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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For nearly 10 months a tent city has been growing along a 6 lane stretch of road on the south side of Minneapolis. The encampment of homeless peop...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WDSE, KMSU and more


  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 10
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Youth display their photography at the Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center in Duluth, And a language teacher finds his own way to reach language lea...

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


  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News: We hear about the Minnesota Historical Society’s decision to keep a historic native burial site in northern Min...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KVSC, KMSU, WDSE and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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A new play by a Navajo playwright makes its world premiere in the Twin Cities…

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 1
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We’ll hear from Minnesotans and their reactions to Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan’s historic election…

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:22
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How did Richard Sears become the 19th-cenury’s king of mail order catalogs? Britt Aamodt has a tale of an unwanted crate of pocket watches and an i...

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


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Since the 1970s, Craig Packer of the University of Minnesota’s Lion Center has studied lion behavior in the wild. For six years, Packer and two stu...

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


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19