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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Denise keeps her anger in check, when it comes to diabetes.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Writing a blog is Deb’s way of holding herself accountable.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Deb is determined not to become diabetic, even though diabetes is widespread within her family.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Deb shares her strategy for keeping her commitment to herself and beginning an exercise program.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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David talks about the importance of looking at choices in the long term and managing your overall life.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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David shares how managing diabetes has changed for him, as he has grown up.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Carol reveals the hardest part of sticking to her diet was giving up her favorite snack: potato chips.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Carol shares how she did not even remember what brought her to the doctor, so she was shocked to learn she had diabetes.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Carol talks about how she took charge of her sedentary habits, by using her favorite pop-star for motivation.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Bob talks about the importance of on-going education and support to manage diabetes.

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