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. 

Series

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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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30 Pieces

Memories and stories of Minnesota's Vietnam veterans.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 04, 2017
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0 Pieces

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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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

Pieces

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Ryan shares how he lives with diabetes and keeps this challenge in perspective.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Roger shares how cooking meals and honoring food has prevented his pre-diabetes from progressing.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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As a trucker, Roger developed a bad soda pop habit, which he had to change.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Piper shares how at first, her diabetes made her feel like an outcast, until she went to Camp Needlepoint.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Piper talks about overcoming her anger at having diabetes, and how it inspired her to help others do the same.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Phoebe knows she must take care of her diabetes, but she does not let it define her identity.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Norma shares how managing her diabetes is a life-long process.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Norma talks about how she put her diagnosis into a healthy perspective.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Nancy shares how her Lakota tradition helps her face her diabetes with hope and strength.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Matt talks about the importance of finding a diet plan that works for you and what you value.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30