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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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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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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Caption: Blood quantum is talked about in fractions, Credit: Jimmie, flickr.com/commons
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a vote to change enrollment rules for Minnesota Chippewa Tribes and the 17th annual Ojibwe Quiz Bo...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, WGZS, KMSU, KSRQ, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Marty Case from The Indian Treaty Signers Project, Credit: Melissa Townsend
In this special edition of Minnesota Native News, we hear Marty Case, Director of the Indian Treaty Signers Project. In this lecture "Treaty Signe...

Bought by WCPN, WGZS, KMSU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, and KFAI Minneapolis


  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 46:56
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Sunset on Lake Vermillion, MN, Credit: melgupta, flickr.com/commons
This week on Minnesota Native News — relationship building between law enforcement and Native American residents in Hennepin county, advocates have...

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


  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a new development with the proposed Sandpiper Pipeline, Leech Lake declares a health emergency, Th...

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


  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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In this special edition of Minnesota Native News, we hear respected Oglala Lakota elder and education authority Dr. Sandra Fox talk about what scho...

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


  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 42:59
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a new event to change the name of the Cleveland baseball team, and groups organizing to remove Chr...

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


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about the state’s first Dakota Language Bowl. Organizers and participants say it’s a fun way to harness...

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


  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Red Lake Nation Chairman Darrell Seki recently gave his first State of the Nation address., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about the State of the Red Lake Nation, an effort to grow tribal food sovereignty, Native poets gather i...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KMSU, WGZS, KSRQ, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Dancers on the big screen at Bemidji's Sanford Center., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News we're at the historic Bemijigamaag pow wow in Bemidji. The first pow wow at the city's Sanford Center Arena offe...

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


  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a Senate bill that would establish a statewide American Indian and Indigenous People’s Day, a big ...

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


  • Added: Apr 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8