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

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Why do the University of Minnesota’s Golden Gophers and the University of Michigan’s Wolverines football teams battle over a Little Brown Jug? Brit...

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


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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In 2015, photographer Joel Sartore and National Geographic established the Photo Ark, a 25-year project to photograph every species held at a zoo o...

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


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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Summer 2018, Jared Yost just finished mowing a lawn when he heard the sounds of an animal in distress. A kitten, or so he thought. Britt Aamodt has...

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


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear from the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, which just received a $500,000 grant from the Bush F...

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


  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community's Understand Native Minnesota is a new multi-million dollar philanthropic campaign to improve the Native A...

Bought by WDSE


  • Added: Nov 18, 2019
  • Length: 13:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe member Cheryl Minnema [MIN-eh-muh] published her first childrens book in 2014. And her second children’s book is out now....

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 18, 2019
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 1
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St. Paul based artist Julie Buffalohead has a new exhibit opening at the Minneapolis Institute of Art later this month. Buffalohead is a citizen of...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:39
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a big boost to a handful of organizations working with Native communities. We also hear about a ne...

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


  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we look forward to two very different grand openings. One is a permanent exhibit at the Minnesota History Cente...

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


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Red Lake Nation recently changed who can be a citizen. It used to require one-quarter Red Lake blood quantum. As Laurie Stern reports, the Minnesot...

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


  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 10