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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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413 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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109 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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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear the latest after a shooting injured 6 in Minneapolis’ Little Earth community.

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear the latest after a shooting injured 6 in Minneapolis’ Little Earth community. We also hear about an eve...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, WDSE, KVSC, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMSU and more


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News; Prairie Island Indian Community vies for 40-million dollars for renewable energy projects, tribes come together...

Bought by WDSE, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KVSC, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMSU and more


  • Added: May 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Minnesota Native News continues its reporting on legislative , tribal and agency efforts to help women victimized by the sex trade.

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


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about a new task force uniting tribes in Minnesota to combat sex trafficking. Reporter Cole Premo has t...

Bought by KVSC, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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In 1865, Theodore Hamm established Hamm’s Beer in St. Paul. This beer became known for its cartoon bear and catchy jingle. But in 1973, Hamm’s sent...

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


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Justine Kerfoot never intended to stay in Minnesota. But the Great Depression led her to the lodge on the Gunflint Trail and the wild spaces that w...

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


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22
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Beavers live in every county in Minnesota. Their large teeth can cut through a tree in minutes. Britt Aamodt wonders why beaver teeth are orange an...

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


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
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In 1996, William Lyle was only trying to dig up gravel for his farm’s driveways. Britt Aamodt looks at what he found instead: the bones of a woolly...

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


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Jeno Paulucci had a flair for deals and an eye for opportunity. Britt Aamodt has the story of the son of Italian immigrants who made it big with hi...

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


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19