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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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403 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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101 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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Guest: Sarah Lancaster, 2022 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

  • Added: May 19, 2022
  • Length: 28:32
Caption: Carlisle Indian School student body around 1885
The U.S. Department of Interior recently released a long-awaited investigative report on the Federal Indian boarding school system. Reporter Feven ...

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  • Added: May 19, 2022
  • Length: 05:00
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Rufus and Daniel Ross were Yankton Sioux who grew up on a farm in Minnesota Falls—and never talked about what they did in World War II. In 2014, th...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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1946: In the months after Japan’s surrender and the official end of World War II on September 2, 1945, Lieutenant George Tani toured the rubble-str...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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December 5, 1945: Herman Thelander would soon be home on leave in Kinbrae, Minnesota. But today, he and the other crewmembers of Flight 19, which c...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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November 1945: Larry Tillemans never could have guessed his typing class at his high school in Minneota would land him here. Here was the Palace of...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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May 1945 – In Minneapolis, Major Reuben Berman was a doctor. Now he was at the gates of the newly liberated Dachau, on orders from the Army, to rep...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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March 14, 1945: Lieutenant Harold Brown of Minneapolis was a Tuskegee airman with the 332 Fighter Group on his 30th mission. This time he flew over...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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February 19, 1945: Lieutenant Gene Bierhaus had been a star player on his high school football team in Brainerd, Minnesota. But there were no cheer...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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January 1945: Captain Walter “Hutch” Huchthausen, formerly a design professor at the University of Minnesota, was a Monuments Man with the Army. Ri...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1