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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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Short features documenting the impact of Minnesota's Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2014
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A Look at Legacy

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2015
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32 Pieces

Bearing Witness with Anthony Galloway and Georgia Fort is a production of Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice, a journalism project created and supported by Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities, in partnership with KMOJ Radio and The Minnesota Humanities Center.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2021
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First-hand experiences and advice about the challenges and rewards associated with caring for loved ones in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2021
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select Ampers programming related to COVID19

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2020
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Sex Trafficking - Breaking Free Sex traffic. At KMOJ, we're not letting it hide. We are pleased to present two hours of programming about people in our community trying to end it. We are proud that last year's program on sex trafficking won a first place award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in the special projects category.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 05, 2019
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Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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Minnesota Music Notes celebrating noteworthy artists, people and moments that shaped the history of Minnesota's Mainroom First Avenue

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Sep 26, 2019
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Each week Minnesota Native News looks at social, economic, cultural, health issues and more facing Minnesota’s Native American communities. By informing and educating all Minnesotans about events, activities, and issues in Minnesota’s Native American communities this program interweaves the Native American culture into the rest of the communities of the state.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014

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Nearly 8-thousand American Indians from over 40 different sovereign tribes live in Minneapolis. And since the 1960’s, the section of Franklin Avenu...

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


  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 29:14
  • Purchases: 5
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This week on Minnesota Native News we’ll hear about a new initiative to improve policing in American Indian and communities of color and an intervi...

Bought by KMSU, KFAI Minneapolis, KVSC, KSRQ, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: The central spiral at the Mishkiikii Gitigan in south Minneapolis., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a call for truth and reconciliation over former American Indian boarding school policies, an Amer...

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


  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about some Ojibwe tribes’ next steps regarding the Sandpiper oil pipeline and a Native led group in Minn...

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


  • Added: Jun 10, 2015
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 9
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The Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission recently released a report officially recording the inhumane practices of the Canadian Indian Boar...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KUMD, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 43:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Bdote Learning Center in Minneapolis is finishing its first year., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a new report on policing and Native Americans in Minneapolis, a new exhibit of contemporary Nativ...

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


  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Bemidji welcomes a new statue of its Native American namesake, Chief Bemidji or Shaynowishkung., Credit: Shaynowiskung Statue Project/Facebook
On June 6th in Bemidji Minnesota a new statue of Chief Bemidji is being dedicated. He is the Native American namesake of the town. He will stand o...

Bought by MPR News Stations, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KVSC, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 08:54
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about the Fond du Lac Band’s work to protect moose in the ceded territories, an urban initiative to boos...

Bought by WGZS, KMSU, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC and more


  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The new bronze statue of Chief Bemidji or Shaynowishkong will be dedicated on 6-6-15., Credit: Shaynowishkong Statue Project, Facebook.com
This is the second in a two part series about the small city of Bemidji and the work people there are doing to show that Native Lives Matter. Bemi...

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


  • Added: May 25, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Pow wow dancers were on the big screen at Bemidji's Sanford Center Arena., Credit: Melissa Townsend
Across the U.S. age-old racism and inequities are once again gaining the public’s attention, with movements like Black Lives Matter. In Minnesota, ...

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


  • Added: May 25, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7