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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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379 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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81 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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Roberta shares how she keeps learning more about how to use sacred tobacco by being open and listening carefully to elders’ teachings about sacred ...

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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After losing many friends, former smoker Roberta, now encourages people to use tobacco in a traditional way, rather than smoking.

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  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Lena talks about how she now uses tobacco for her daily prayers, after giving up decades of smoking.

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  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Alex talks about some of the ways she collects and uses traditional tobacco in sacred ways.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Alex shares the relief she experienced by giving up her smoking habit and instead using sacred tobacco as part of her daily prayers.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Jeffrey shares how after being a heavy smoker early in his life, he quit so he could set a good example for his family.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Frank says tobacco has a big use within Native culture, but when it is taken outside of ceremony, it is another drug.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Director of the MN History Museum is revisiting the way the museum collaborates with people indigenous to Minnesota.
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a new agreement between Native and city leaders in Minneapolis and an exhibition of Native female ...

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


  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Stephen talks about being diagnosed with diabetes has led to positive health changes for him.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Stephen wishes he knew he was at risk for diabetes, so he could have focused on prevention.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30