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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Phoebe experienced the role of guardian as a responsibility similar to caring for the needs of an infant.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Phoebe shares how her Dakota heritage guided her caregiving efforts.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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April talks about the stress of handling the challenging job her mother’s estate in accordance with her wishes, as she faced her last days.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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April talks about how she was the only person in her family able to care for her terminally sick mother.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Shavon drew inspiration from seeing how gracefully her grandparents handled their illnesses in their declining days.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Shavon talks about the importance of having (sometimes difficult) family conversations about health history and treatments.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Nkem advises pausing to seek support, when you learn of a serious health diagnosis.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Nkem talks about how her husband’s role as caregiver shifted, as her illness went into remission.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Betsy talks about how family members might have different preferences about how doctor communicates when the end is near.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Betsy shares how when her sister was dying of cancer, the family disagreed about when to involve hospice.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30