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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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49 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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384 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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87 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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12 Pieces

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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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

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  • 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
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There may be no time machines. But Britt Aamodt has found a ride at the Minnesota State Fair that’ll take you back to 1915.

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


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19