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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40 Pieces

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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69 Pieces

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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402 Pieces

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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This week on Minnesota Native News: Reporter Cole Premo explores the controversy surrounding a popular native comfort food, fried bread.

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


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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A grassroots effort to help people struggling with opioid addiction is expanding from Minneapolis to Duluth. Since 2016 Natives Against Heroin has ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and WGZS


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:10
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fort Snelling Historic Site is slated for a make-over., Credit: Doug Kerr
Dakota Leaders Partner with MN Historical Society to Reimagine the Ft. Snelling Historic Site.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and WGZS


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Mpls Native leader pens new report on educational reforms that work for urban Native youth.

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 02:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Patina Park is the Executive Director of the MN Indian Women's Resource Center., Credit: youtube.com
MN Indian Women's Resource Center Looks to Expand Opioid Treatment program

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:04
  • Purchases: 1
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MN American Indians work with Dept of Corrections for Prison Reforms

  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:51
Caption: Buildings on the historic Fort Snelling site in Minneapolis, MN. , Credit: Philip Prowse: https://savingplaces.org/places/bdote-fort-snelling#.WpdavJPwa9Y
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about new efforts to care for those struggling with opioid addiction in Minneapolis and Duluth, and a Da...

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


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 10
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In early America, the poor were sometimes auctioned off as indentured servants. In 19th- and early 20th-century Minnesota, the counties had an “enl...

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


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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In 1921, miners near Crosby, Minnesota, uncovered a deposit of animal bones. One skull belonged to a typical American bison. But Britt Aamodt tells...

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


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Mosquitoes have been found preserved in amber tens of millions of years old. And they’re still around. Producer Britt Aamodt looks at Minnesota’s p...

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


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20