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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36 Pieces

In an effort to contain the spread of communism in Southeast Asia, the United States recruited, trained and financed the Hmong and Loas to serve as surrogate soldiers in the American armed forces. Today, there are over 350,000 Hmong living in the United States, with over 81,000 individuals in Minnesota, the largest urbanized Hmong population in the US. Veterans Voices': The Secret War is a program featuring the stories of some of these veterans. To learn more, visit MinnesotaVets.org

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 02, 2023
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30 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 12, 2023
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22 Pieces

Native American veterans explain why protecting our land and resources is an important part of Native culture and traditions.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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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

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The Minnesota Department of Health, or MDH, has issued new guidance on youth sports during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Health Department officials are appealing to teens and young adults to take the fight against COVID more seriously. Health officials encourage ever...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2020
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the Minnesota Native News Health Report, leaders of the Indian Health Service answer your questions about Covid-19. And in Jennifer’s ...

Bought by WTIP, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 19, 2020
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 3
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In a recent press conference, Minnesota health officials said it’s encouraging to see that COVID-19 numbers haven’t spiked since the protests -- or...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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People who have chronic health challenges are more likely to have a severe health crisis if they get Covid-19, including asthma, lung disease, diab...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota


  • Added: Jun 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Lung disease, cancer, and now complications due to COVID19 are a few of the many dangers that smoking cigarettes or using commercial tobacco causes...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2020
  • Length: 28:33
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on Minnesota Native News, questions of history and justice over a piece of Dakota land on the University of Minnesota campus.

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


  • Added: Jun 17, 2020
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 10
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The Minnesota Department of Health is encouraging Minnesotans with and without symptoms to get tested. Minnesota Native News team member Justus Sa...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1978, Ranee Ramaswamy, her husband and their three-year-old daughter moved from southern India to Minneapolis. Within a year, Ramaswamy would gi...

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


  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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In 2009, Todd Bol, who’d grown up in Stillwater, was renovating his garage when he decided to turn the old door into a memorial for his mother Esth...

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


  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17