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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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339 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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55 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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11 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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This week on Minnesota Native News: calls for ending racial disparities in Beltrami County courts and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community team...

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  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Rayna Churchill is the new head of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council., Credit: milllacsband.com
This week on Minnesota Native New: the Minnesota Indian Affairs Committee has a new director, a group is organizing housing for homeless women in t...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMSU, KUMD, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Duluth's iconic lift bridge shrouded in fog, Credit: TCassaro1, flickr.com/commons
This week on Minnesota Native news: The city of Duluth’s Indigenous Commission is finalizing a report documenting the history of Native Americans i...

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


  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Bois Forte Citizen Goerge Robert Mihalich Carries the American flag.
This Week on Minnesota Native News, honoring Native American Veterans, reclaiming a Dakota place name and reviving the Creators Game.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, WTIP, KKWE Niijii Radio, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on Minnesota Native News: debate over the new White Earth Constitution threatens the leadership of tribal Chairwoman Erma Vizenor.

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


  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News, Native vets in Bemidji get a little help landing a job, law enforcement reaches out to Hennepin County Native c...

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


  • Added: Nov 11, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Peggy Flanagan was elected to the MN House on 11/3/15., Credit: NeighborsforPeggy.org
This week on Minnesota Native News, Peggy Flanagan becomes the second Native American woman (White Earth Ojibwe) serving in the Minnesota State Leg...

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


  • Added: Nov 04, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Bde Maka Ska a.k.a. Lake Calhoun is located in Minneapolis. , Credit: Passaj, flicker/creative commons
This Week on Minnesota Native News - The Minneapolis Park Board recently recognized the original Dakota name for Lake Calhoun. Signs around the la...

Bought by KMSU, KFAI Minneapolis, KUMD, KVSC, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News, state health officials reach out for community input on addictions services and White Earth continues its work ...

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


  • Added: Oct 21, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: A dancer celebrates Indigenous People's Day in Grand Rapids, MN on October 12, 2015., Credit: Grant Frashier
Communities around Minnesota celebrated Indigenous People’s Day on Monday, October 12th. Reporter Melissa Townsend looks at the reasons some Minne...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2015
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 15