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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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324 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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46 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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Tugged along by a steamboat headed North from Mississippi, a group of seemingly adrift African-American men, women and children arrived at Fort Sne...

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


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 25
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More than 150 years later, the execution of 38 Dakota men accused of murder remains quite controversial. As Allison Herrera explains, that’s due i...

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


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 23
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Poverty, bad health and few prospects for improvement for Native Americans living at the turn of the 1800's were all too common. To solve what the ...

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


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 30
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The days of early flying conjure up images of bomber jackets, goggles, silk scarves and Wright Brothers style aircraft. That’s almost exactly what ...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KVSC, KFAI Minneapolis, WTIP, Radio K and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 27
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Minnesota’s state parks and lakes attract thousands of visitors year round. As Allison Herrera reports the state’s marketing campaign started with ...

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


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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Girls’ Basketball pioneer Janet Karvonen earned her place into the Minnesota basketball record books, for most points scored during her thrilling h...

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


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 24
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This week on Minnesota Native News: Indigenous students at a former boarding school try to set the record straight and Minnesota Indian educators t...

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


  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News we'll hear future plans from White Earth, Bois Forte on Broadband, language immersion in Minneapolis and a new m...

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


  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Minnesota Chippewa Tribe primary election results, finding Sacred Spaces at Mill Lacs, a proposed change to rules for moving from guardianship to a...

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


  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week's edition of Minnesota Native News features a movement to reconsider the art work at the state Capitol building in St. Paul and the Augsb...

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


  • Added: Apr 02, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 6