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. 

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Short features documenting the impact of Minnesota's Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2014
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A Look at Legacy

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2015
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Bearing Witness with Anthony Galloway and Georgia Fort is a production of Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice, a journalism project created and supported by Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities, in partnership with KMOJ Radio and The Minnesota Humanities Center.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2021
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First-hand experiences and advice about the challenges and rewards associated with caring for loved ones in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2021
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select Ampers programming related to COVID19

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2020
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Sex Trafficking - Breaking Free Sex traffic. At KMOJ, we're not letting it hide. We are pleased to present two hours of programming about people in our community trying to end it. We are proud that last year's program on sex trafficking won a first place award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in the special projects category.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 05, 2019
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Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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Minnesota Music Notes celebrating noteworthy artists, people and moments that shaped the history of Minnesota's Mainroom First Avenue

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Sep 26, 2019
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Each week Minnesota Native News looks at social, economic, cultural, health issues and more facing Minnesota’s Native American communities. By informing and educating all Minnesotans about events, activities, and issues in Minnesota’s Native American communities this program interweaves the Native American culture into the rest of the communities of the state.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014

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Northwestern National Life Insurance had outgrown its building in Minneapolis. So it tapped Minoru Yamasaki, a Detroit architect and designer of th...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, KQAL, KBEM, KRPR and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Dan Patch was the greatest athlete in the country. Now the standardbred horse was going to make it official by breaking the world record for harnes...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, KQAL, KBEM, KRPR and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Kate Champa just wanted to feed her ten kids and keep a roof over their heads. But the law had a problem with how she was doing it: making bootleg ...

Bought by KRPR, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSRQ, KBEM, WTIP and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Taking a break from our Legislative Wrap Up, the crew gathers to celebrate joys in our latest Grab Bag show. We celebrate the recent accomplishment...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 14, 2023
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we revisit a trip Native Lights hosts and MN Native News reporters Cole Premo and Leah Lemm took to the Four Si...

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


  • Added: Sep 14, 2023
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Today, Leah and Cole chat with Tony Drews (first-generation direct descendent of Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe), a lifelong student of Ojibwe culture a...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Sep 14, 2023
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Today, Leah and Cole chat with artist Shaun Chosa. Shaun's art boldly blends Indigenous heritage, counterculture, and pop culture influences, echoi...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2023
  • Length: 28:28
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In our second installment, the crew discusses the community impact of the new law giving those who have left prison the right to vote. This action ...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2023
  • Length: 28:34
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This week, Dakota people in Minnesota celebrate a Land Back victory, the Lake Superior Nibi Walk wraps up, the school nurse for the Red Lake Nation...

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


  • Added: Sep 07, 2023
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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As many as 55,000 Minnesotans are regaining their right to cast a ballot with the passing of the Restore the Vote bill. The new law means restoring...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2023
  • Length: 28:30