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.

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  • 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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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
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Memories and stories from Minnesota's WWII Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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34 Pieces

Family conversations exploring the question “what matters most?” to those involved in providing or receiving care in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016

Pieces

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This week on Minnesota Native News - protests over the Sandpiper oil pipeline at the Governor’s Water Summit and Big changes are in the works for F...

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


  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Danielle Grant shakes the hand of a student receiving her achievement award., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear how the head of American Indian Education at Minneapolis Public Schools is developing a new, "more indig...

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


  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about the upcoming Minnesota Chippewa Tribe elections, preliminary decisions to move some offensive art ...

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Hope Flanagan is a story teller in the Ojibwe tradition., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News: Bois Forte Chairman Kevin Leecey addresses the Band with his annual speech, and Hope Flanagan tells traditional...

Bought by KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD, WTIP and more


  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: The Minnesota State Capitol Building in St. Paul, Credit: Michael Hicks, flickr.com/commons
This week on Minnesota Native News: American Indian advocates attempt to address state legislators about deep racial disparities in Minnesota.

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


  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Protestors with The 1855 Treaty Authority gather outside Nishwa, MN in August 2015. , Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News: the White Earth Band of Ojibwe regroups after Chairwoman Erma Vizenor’s resigns, 4 protestors with The 1855 Tre...

Bought by KMSU, KSRQ, KFAI Minneapolis, KQAL, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Intro: On Wednesday, January 20th Erma Vizenor resigned as the Chairwoman of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe. The move comes after 3 months of conte...

Bought by KSRQ, Prairie Public, WGZS, and KFAI Minneapolis


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 03:53
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Marisa Goodsky stands in the job site trailer at the state Capitol in St. Paul., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News: The Mill Lacs Band of Ojibwe Annual State of the Band Speech and a Bois Forte Ojibwe woman on the rise in St. P...

Bought by KQAL, KMSU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KUMD, WGZS and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News: Winona LaDuke’s big announcement, a new group of tribal members become Native Nation Rebuilders and a Leech Lak...

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


  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News: faculty at the University of Manitoba ask - If you had firsthand experience in an abusive Indian boarding scho...

Bought by WTIP, KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KUMD, WGZS and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 19