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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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49 Pieces

Individual stories from Minnesota Native news that make up the weekly newscasts.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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24 Pieces

MN Native News Special Edition: COVID-19 Community Conversations

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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12 Pieces

Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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112 Pieces

MN Native News: COVID-19 Daily Update

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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21 Pieces

MN Native News: Health Report

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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334 Pieces

MN90: Minnesota History in 90 Seconds" is a history program airing on Ampers stations in Minnesota. It is a co-production of Ampers and the Minnesota Historical Society.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014
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24 Pieces

The special series of Native Lights is all about connecting with our neighbors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2020
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52 Pieces

We amplify stories of people within Minnesota’s Native communities. We explore the history, work, strength, and resiliency of Native people who are shaping the future, while appreciating those who came before.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Aug 28, 2019
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11 Pieces

Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice is a journalism initiative from Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities, KMOJ Radio, and the Minnesota Humanities Center covering the trials of the officers accused of killing George Floyd, the community’s reaction, and exploring the changes needed to create a more just society.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 08, 2021
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Weekly series from KRPR radio, about happenings around town in Rochester, MN and surrounding areas.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jun 20, 2019

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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a language revitalization class teaching words and culture and a community resource for continuing...

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


  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: "The Stand Off" by Julie Buffalohead
This week on Minnesota Native News - a critique of the state hearings over the proposed Sandpiper pipeline, an assessment of tribal lands' vulnera...

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


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: A mural outside Waite House in the Phillips neighborhood in Minneapolis., Credit: Megan Kocher/flickr.com
The national news site Al Jazeera America recently published a five part series focused on Native American gangs in Minneapolis. Online reaction to...

Bought by KMSU, KUMD, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 05:04
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News, The Red Lake Nation considers growing marijuana, Mill Lacs Band Members gather for the State of the Band, State...

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


  • Added: Jan 21, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on Minnesota Native News — Native Americans have mixed reaction to proposed changes to the state child protection system and a lawsuit is...

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


  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a Minneapolis-based chef growing the indigenous food movement and a new book about the evolution o...

Bought by KQAL, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KUMD, KMSU, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 15
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This week on Minnesota Native News: the Indian Health Board of Minneapolis is expanding its services, one urban American Indian community is unifyi...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KMSU, KUMD and more


  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Mazinaakizige images hang to dry., Credit: Sheri Ledin
This week on Minnesota Native News: Minnesota DNR wants input from Leech Lake Band Members, Sandpiper pipeline public hearings are just around the ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KUMD, KMSU and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Players in a lacrosse camp in northern Minnesota., Credit: Flickr: upwiththemooses
This week on Minnesota Native News, a group of tribal members are selected as Native Nation Rebuilders and the Twin Cities LaCrosse Organization re...

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


  • Added: Dec 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News - tribal leaders convene in Washington DC and hear about new federal support for American Indian children and "T...

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


  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7