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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Memories and stories from Minnesota's WWII Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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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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The first tornado touched down in Minnesota after 4 pm. Britt Aamodt recounts the 1998 Comfrey-St. Peter Tornado Outbreak, when over a dozen twiste...

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


  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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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