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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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
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36 Pieces

In an effort to contain the spread of communism in Southeast Asia, the United States recruited, trained and financed the Hmong and Loas to serve as surrogate soldiers in the American armed forces. Today, there are over 350,000 Hmong living in the United States, with over 81,000 individuals in Minnesota, the largest urbanized Hmong population in the US. Veterans Voices': The Secret War is a program featuring the stories of some of these veterans. To learn more, visit MinnesotaVets.org

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 02, 2023

Pieces

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This week on Minnesota Native News: We hear about the Minnesota Historical Society’s decision to keep a historic native burial site in northern Min...

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


  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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A new play by a Navajo playwright makes its world premiere in the Twin Cities…

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 1
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We’ll hear from Minnesotans and their reactions to Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan’s historic election…

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:22
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How did Richard Sears become the 19th-cenury’s king of mail order catalogs? Britt Aamodt has a tale of an unwanted crate of pocket watches and an i...

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


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Since the 1970s, Craig Packer of the University of Minnesota’s Lion Center has studied lion behavior in the wild. For six years, Packer and two stu...

Bought by WTIP, KVSC, WDSE, WDSE, KVSC and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22
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Paul Volberding grew up in Rochester with a bedroom window that overlooked the Mayo Clinic. Britt Aamodt picks up the story years later when Volber...

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


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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Judith Guest had only been living in Edina for a year when she received the news every writer wants to hear. Britt Aamodt looks back at Guest’s bre...

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


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Summer tourists know Brainerd as a lake destination. But epidemiologists know about it for another reason. Britt Aamodt has the case history of Bra...

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


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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We’ll hear from Minnesotans and their reactions to Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan’s historic election… And, a new play by a Navajo playwr...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMSU, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: It's late fall in Minneapolis and a tent encampment is still home to roughly 200 people.
4 people have now died at the homeless encampment in Minneapolis. The site - also called the Wall of Forgotten Natives for the many Native reside...

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


  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 11