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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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Ampers is partnering with KAXE/KBXE to host statewide conversations with Minnesota’s Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan. It is an opportunity for t...

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2020
  • Length: 29:45
  • Purchases: 2
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Biidaapi: s/he comes laughing. (Ojibwemowin) We are happy to say Boozhoo! to our friend James Vukelich Kaagegaabaw today. James is the creator of ...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 11:38
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James Douglas Falconer might have chosen to become a vet like his dad Thomas. Instead, the young man from Alexandria, Minnesota, trained as a drugg...

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


  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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In 1872, the Minnesota State Board of Health was created to coordinate sanitation and disease control statewide. And by 1918, the average lifespan ...

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


  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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University of Minnesota professor Brenda Child heard a story growing up on the Red Lake reservation about a sick girl and the vision her father rec...

Bought by WTIP, WDSE, KVSC, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, KRPR and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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September 16, 1918, Nora Emilie Anderson was embarking on the biggest adventure in her 37 years. The native of Rock Dell, Minnesota, was one of hun...

Bought by KSRQ, WTIP, KVSC, KRPR, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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September 1918, Marie Anderson Paulson of Wells, Minnesota, greeted the return of her 17-year-old son Raymond Paulson from training at Camp Ogletho...

Bought by KSRQ, KRPR, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WDSE, KVSC and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Boozhoo! Today we talk with RJ Dahl of Deer River (Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe) to find out how he is coping and thriving during the pandemic, with h...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 10:34
Caption: Minnesota's U.S. Senator Tina Smith sits on the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
The CARES Act that was signed into law on March 27th provides emergency assistance and health care response for people, tribes and businesses affec...

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


  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Hello! Today we're catching up with our favorite Rez Reporter, Rob Fairbanks (Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe), to find out how the comedian and YouTube ...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2020
  • Length: 13:14