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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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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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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6 Pieces

Half hour collections from AMPERS' Veterans' Voices Series hosted by Britt Aamodt and Kevyn Burger

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 25, 2023
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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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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in Vietnam

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War I

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War II

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022

Pieces

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Lorena Hickok is best remembered to history because of her friendship—or was it relationship?—with Eleanor Roosevelt. Britt Aamodt has the story th...

Bought by WTIP, KSRQ, WTIP, KVSC, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Carole Lombard was the queen of 1930’s screwball comedies, and she was married to Clark Gable. The two Second Lieutenants from Minnesota never expe...

Bought by WDSE, KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: The Wisdom of the Universe, Credit: Christi Belcourt
A new exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art honors indigenous women artists from many nations in North America.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 11
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Organizations along the American Indian Cultural Corridor have collaborated with NorthernLights.MN to bring the late night arts festival… Northern ...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSRQ, KMSU and more


  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein
The Minnesota legislature, the U.S. Supreme Court and water walkers are moving forward in ways that may impact Native Minnesotans.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KMSU, KVSC, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KSRQ and more


  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 10
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Abigail Quigley McCarthy, wife of US Senator for Minnesota Eugene McCarthy, had gotten to know Civil Rights activist Coretta Scott King through the...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WDSE, KSRQ, KVSC and more


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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In 1991, writer and poet Kathleen Norris found herself living at St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota, praying with the monks and eating com...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ and more


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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In 1886, Luis Garzon was only in Minneapolis to play oboe in the touring orchestra Los Aires Nacionales de Mexico. Britt Aamodt looks at why Garzon...

Bought by KVSC, KSRQ, WDSE, KSRQ, KVSC and more


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
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In 1951, James Arness was having problems landing Hollywood roles because of his height, 6 feet 7 inches. But that all changed when he was cast as ...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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Was U.S. Senator from Minnesota Ernest Lundeen an isolationist or a Nazi sympathizer? Britt Aamodt has the story of the Senator’s last flight and t...

Bought by WDSE, KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16