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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55 Pieces

People share their personal stories, strategies and perspectives on preventing and managing diabetes, in these relatable and inspirational segments.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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27 Pieces

Native Americans share their personal experiences and challenges of quitting commercial tobacco and reclaiming sacred tobacco.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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30 Pieces

Memories and stories of Minnesota's Vietnam veterans.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 04, 2017
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Memories and stories from Minnesota's military veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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36 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota Korea War Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 06, 2020
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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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This week on Minnesota Native News we’re hearing about a number of new resources that may prove useful to the Native Nations within Minnesota’s bor...

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


  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Sharon Day is traveling to the Native Nations March on Washington with a group of young women from Minneapolis. , Credit: http://www.prx.org/pieces/92997-ojibwe-elder-sharon-day-and-the-mother-earth-water
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about efforts to reduce incarceration among Natives, groups preparing for a DC march, Natives speaking u...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP and more


  • Added: Mar 01, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Alice talks about putting a plan in place ahead of time, so family members know your preferences for end-of-life care.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Armando reflects on the powerful lesson for kids, in watching parents be caregivers to elderly relatives as they reach the end of life.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Armanda speaks about the importance of his Grandmother receiving caregiving in her native language, as she reaches the end of her life.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Yolanda reflects on how even with strong family support, facing serious illness is difficult for everyone.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Yolanda shares how trusting family is key, as she makes difficult decisions, while also facing serious illness.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Mioshi relied on her faith for the strength she needed to carry out her grandmother’s last wishes.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Mioshi says having hard conversations is key when your loved is reaching the end of their life.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Michelle advises families to speak up when you have concerns over any aspect of care.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30