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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Jeffrey shares how after being a heavy smoker early in his life, he quit so he could set a good example for his family.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Frank says tobacco has a big use within Native culture, but when it is taken outside of ceremony, it is another drug.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Director of the MN History Museum is revisiting the way the museum collaborates with people indigenous to Minnesota.
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a new agreement between Native and city leaders in Minneapolis and an exhibition of Native female ...

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


  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Stephen talks about being diagnosed with diabetes has led to positive health changes for him.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Stephen wishes he knew he was at risk for diabetes, so he could have focused on prevention.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Lesley talks about how she helps her husband understand and manage his diabetes.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Lesley shares how her family has changed their potluck foods, to make them healthier for diabetes prevention.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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LeMoine shares how his mother inspired him to view eliminating diabetes as a challenge for the whole community.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Kevin talks about losing his dad to diabetes, and how he keeps his father’s memory alive.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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After witnessing his father’s struggle with diabetes, Kevin resolves to embrace a healthier lifestyle, including running a 5K.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30