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

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  • 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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By 1995, Cheryl Strayed had married, divorced and lost her mother to cancer. Britt Aamodt reports how the writer left home and found a new directio...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KVSC, KSRQ, KRPR, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
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William Albert Allard spent boyhood summers at Lake Gladstone outside Nisswa, Minnesota. Decades later, the National Geographic photographer return...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Annie Griffiths was only taking pictures for a photo class at the University of Minnesota. But what she saw through a lens made her change her majo...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, WDSE, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
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Lana explains how being a non-smoker is a battle every day.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Clyde shares how changes to diet and lifestyle have had a devastating effect on health for many Native American people.

  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
Caption: Red Lake Chairman Darrell Seki delivered the State of the Band speech on March 31st.
This week on Minnesota Native News, Red Lake Chairman calls out Trump’s Budget, St Cloud State hosts their popular annual pow wow, Mille Lacs tests...

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


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Thousands of years ago Natives in Minnesota fired clay pots in pit fires., Credit: http://www.nativeskywatchers.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/nativepots.pdf
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear lingering concerns over Minnesota’s involvement in police actions around the DAPL protests last year, cl...

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


  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Minneapolis based Anishinaabe writer Marcie Rendon has a new murder mystery coming out April 1.
This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about new efforts to revive a culturally specific treatment program for Natives struggling with addicti...

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


  • Added: Mar 28, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about next steps in the proposed Line 3 oil pipeline project, developing resources for Native elders wit...

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


  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Craig Wright was working at a St. Paul church when he got ones of those calls every writer dreams of. Eventually, says Britt Aamodt, that call led ...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KSRQ, KVSC and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21