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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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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Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in Vietnam

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War I

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War II

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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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

Pieces

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Narin talks about the importance of taking time to seek help from an interpreter, when making serious decisions about treatment and care for a love...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Narin speaks about how caregiving includes looking after surviving elderly relatives, following the loss of a family member.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Janice reflects on how she had struggled to choose between completing school and caregiving, when her father faced his final days.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Janice shares how she learned a lot about honoring wishes, while supporting a co-worker who was facing terminal illness.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Susana stresses the importance of having the hard conversations with parents and their wishes about care, when facing serious illness.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Susana shares how separating from families is hard for everyone, when elders need more intensive care.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Sandra speaks on the importance of listening to family member facing illness, to learn what matters most when making plans for treatment.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Souvanh shares how in Laotian culture, everyone pitches in with help and support, when a loved one dies.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Souvanh talks about how a language barrier increased his mother’s worries and concerns, and explanations offered important relief.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Timothy reflects on how some people prefer not to speak about death, even as they face the end of their life.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30