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. 

Series

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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

Pieces

Caption: Rob Fairbanks and Jon Roberts are Anishinaabe comedians.
On April first the House of Comedy comedy club at the Mall of America was supposed to feature its first all Indigenous line-up of comedians. Red La...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:11
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This week on Minnesota Native News: tribes make individual decisions about how to handle the Covid-19 outbreak, online input takes the place of in-...

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


  • Added: Mar 18, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week… Census Day is coming up. Households will receive notices as to how to complete the census in March. Historically, Native populations h...

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


  • Added: Mar 11, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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The Red Lake Nation has 1,212 new citizens! The tribal council voted to approve their enrollment at their February 11th meeting. This is the first ...

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


  • Added: Mar 04, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News… The Minnesota Attorney General sides with tribal leaders in affirming that the Mille Lacs Band Indian Reservati...

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


  • Added: Feb 26, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Gary Paulsen was working for an aeronautics firm when it suddenly dawned on him: he was meant to be a writer. Britt Aamodt finds the connections be...

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Ancel and Margaret Keys, researchers at the University of Minnesota, wondered why Twin Cities businessmen were dying of heart disease, while, an oc...

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Franz Halberg, a scientist and physician at the University of Minnesota, was fascinated by the human body’s daily rhythms. Not only did people wake...

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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In 1886, Alpheus Beede Stickney built a stockyard along the Mississippi. Britt Aamodt traces the history of South Saint Paul as Minnesota’s cow town.

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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In 1995, hundreds of Minnesotans lined up at the Minneapolis Dayton’s with cookbooks under their arms. There were here to see cookbook author and t...

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13