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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50 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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509 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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145 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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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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This week, new legislative changes require Minnesota teachers to learn about American Indian Culture, The Mille Lacs Indian Museum hosts a special ...

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


  • Added: Aug 31, 2023
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week unhoused relatives have returned to the “Wall of Forgotten Natives” in Minneapolis, wildfire smoke continues to suffocate Northern Minnes...

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


  • Added: Aug 24, 2023
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 2
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At the dawn of disco’s demise in 1980, Minnesota musicians unleashed the disco sensation Funkytown. Thirty years later, the one-hit-wonder is still...

Bought by KQAL, KRPR, and WGZS


  • Added: Aug 21, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Coya Knutson made history as the first woman from Minnesota to serve in Washington. But, as MN90 producer Marisa Helms reports, Knutson’s estranged...

Bought by KQAL, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSRQ, KVSC, KRPR and more


  • Added: Aug 21, 2023
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 7
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Born in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, Judy Garland was destined for show business from the ripe old age of 2. MN90 Producer Andi McDaniel takes a closer...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC, KBEM, KSRQ, KQAL and more


  • Added: Aug 21, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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After more than two decades, Minnesota passed a law in 2023 allowing anyone in the state to get a driver’s license no matter their immigration stat...

Bought by KVSC and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 17, 2023
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, Leah and Cole chat with Tashia Hart (Red Lake Nation), a culinary ethnobotanist, artist, photographer, award-winning author, and cook. A...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota


  • Added: Aug 17, 2023
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
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The Native American Community Clinic - or NACC - has announced plans for a new clinic and housing along the Native American cultural corridor in So...

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


  • Added: Aug 17, 2023
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Victor Barnard was not only a religious leader but Jesus in the flesh. That’s what he told his followers in rural Pine County. Now he wanted them t...

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


  • Added: Aug 14, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Josh Walbolt lost his restaurant job in the COVID pandemic and found himself working for DoorDash. It paid the bills. But he had other irons in the...

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


  • Added: Aug 14, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8