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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

Pieces

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This is a special edition of Minnesota Native News, a radio documentary about young people learning new and ancient respect for water. In this one-...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 57:17
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Solar energy professional Robert Blake discusses solar power opportunities, social justice, and his entrepreneurial and life goals of making solar ...

Bought by KMSU, KKWE Niijii Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WDSE and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This is a special edition of Minnesota Native News, a radio documentary about young people learning new and ancient respect for water. In this one-...

Bought by KQAL, WTIP, WDSE, KKWE Niijii Radio, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2017
  • Length: 57:17
  • Purchases: 7
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A report from the University of Minnesota Duluth about the proposed Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project is coming under fire over concerns abou...

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


  • Added: Dec 20, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Hip Hop artist, Tall Paul, talks about his latest song and music video based on the impact the legendary athlete, Jim Thorpe, has had on his life.

Bought by KSRQ, KMSU, KKWE Niijii Radio, WDSE, KVSC and more


  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News: help for college students who want to be teachers; a potential windfall for some Native veterans; and honoring ...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KMSU, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KQAL and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 10
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In 2017, the Minnesota Vikings caused a controversy. After a touchdown, the offensive line acted out a game of Duck, Duck, Goose. Or, wonders produ...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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When the United States went to war in Vietnam, Minnesotans—male and female, from every corner of the state—put on the uniform. This segment by Brit...

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


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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As drummer for the Twin Cities-based hardcore punk band Husker Du, Grant Hart traveled the world and rubbed shoulders with creative giants. One of ...

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


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Roy Wilkins earned his professional chops as a Twin Cities journalist. But it was as an activist and director of the NAACP, says producer Britt Aam...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, KVSC and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18