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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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On May 22nd Red Lake Chairman Daryl Seki announced one person on the Red Lake nation had tested positive for COVID19.

Bought by KVSC, KQAL, WGZS, and KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on Minnesota Native News, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe elections are coming up on June 9th, some tribes begin to reopen their casinos after c...

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


  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Boozhoo! Today we catch up with Marie Rock (White Earth) who is the Program Manager at KOJB-FM “The Eagle” Radio which broadcasts to the Leech Lake...

  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 12:37
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Mystic Lake reopens, Bde Maka Ska is official, and two Native leaders move from regional to national positions.

Bought by KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KSRQ, KKWE Niijii Radio, KQAL and more


  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 8
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At the University of Minnesota, Dr. Ronald Glasser had trained to be a pediatrician. But in 1968, at the height of the Tet Offensive, the kid docto...

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


  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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Jeannette Piccard may have been one of the first women to get her balloon license and to pilot a research mission to the stratosphere but she had e...

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


  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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Ted Williams wanted to the best hitter in baseball. Instead in 1938, the California youth found himself demoted to the minor leagues. Britt Aamodt ...

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


  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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In 1888, Samuel Green became the University of Minnesota’s newest horticulturist. But his interests ranged beyond agriculture to the state of Minne...

Bought by KSRQ, WDSE, KKWE Niijii Radio, KRPR, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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In 1941, the U.S. Military had an assignment for Ancel Keys, University of Minnesota physiologist: Create a combat ration that packs a caloric punc...

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


  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Biidaapi: s/he comes laughing. (Ojibwemowin) Hello! Connecting with friends and family during this pandemic is incredibly important. So today, we...

  • Added: May 18, 2020
  • Length: 11:57