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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

Pieces

Caption: Pat & Gage Kruse's birch bark mural hangs at the Bockley Gallery., Credit: bockleygallery.com
This week on Minnesota Native News: the latest twist in the deliberations over the Sandpiper oil pipeline, three artists honored by the Minnesota H...

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


  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Pat Kruse fills his canoe with wild rice., Credit: Pat Kruse
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about the impact recent storms have had on harvesting the most sacred crop, college and university stra...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, KFAI Minneapolis, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WTIP and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Michael Dahl calls on Enbridge officials to stop the Sandpiper Project., Credit: Honor the Earth
This week on Minnesota Native News: The state DNR takes a deeper look into Walleye in Lake Mill Lacs, Honor the Earth leaders visit Enbridge office...

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


  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Grain Belt beer is among the few high production German lagers NOT named for the person who brewed it. But it’s more than just the name and adverti...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KUMD, KKWE Niijii Radio, Radio K, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Author and conservationist Sigurd Olson is credited with the push to preserve the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. But if it weren’t for a te...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, Radio K, KSRQ, KFAI Minneapolis, WGZS and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 26
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Eugene McCarthy was an unconventional in that he penned poetry--sometimes political, sometimes personal--when most politicians expressed themselves...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, KRPR, WTIP, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22
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This week on Minnesota Native News: A new approach to diabetes awareness, tracking mercury in lakes in ceded territories and piloting a new way to ...

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


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Jesse Quaderer is a three-time Garden Warrior at Dream of Wild Health Farm. , Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News - a new program to curb sex trafficking on reservations, GED prep goes mobile in Red Lake casinos and teens lear...

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


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on Minnesota Native News we get the latest developments with the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline, actions to push the University of Minne...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KFAI Minneapolis, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KSRQ, WTIP and more


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on Minnesota Native News: honoring AIM Activists in St. Paul, remembering a tragedy at Sandy Lake and Native men take the stage in Minne...

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


  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7