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. 

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Short features documenting the impact of Minnesota's Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2014
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A Look at Legacy

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2015
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33 Pieces

Bearing Witness with Anthony Galloway and Georgia Fort is a production of Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice, a journalism project created and supported by Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities, in partnership with KMOJ Radio and The Minnesota Humanities Center.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2021
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First-hand experiences and advice about the challenges and rewards associated with caring for loved ones in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2021
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select Ampers programming related to COVID19

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2020
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Sex Trafficking - Breaking Free Sex traffic. At KMOJ, we're not letting it hide. We are pleased to present two hours of programming about people in our community trying to end it. We are proud that last year's program on sex trafficking won a first place award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in the special projects category.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 05, 2019
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Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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Minnesota Music Notes celebrating noteworthy artists, people and moments that shaped the history of Minnesota's Mainroom First Avenue

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Sep 26, 2019
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377 Pieces

Each week Minnesota Native News looks at social, economic, cultural, health issues and more facing Minnesota’s Native American communities. By informing and educating all Minnesotans about events, activities, and issues in Minnesota’s Native American communities this program interweaves the Native American culture into the rest of the communities of the state.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014

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A Minnesota surgeon’s pioneering and lifesaving transplant operation played a large role in developing a nationwide organ donor system. The patient...

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


  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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Starting about the time that Minnesota became a state, people who were incapable of working or perhaps down on their luck had a network of private ...

Bought by KUMD and KQAL


  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: An oil train waits for traffic to clear in St. Paul., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News: proposed oil pipelines won’t reduce oil train traffic across the state, Minneapolis celebrates its first Indig...

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


  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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In this special edition Minnesota Native News covers the recent health summit hosted by the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and the state Departme...

Bought by KMSU, WGZS, KVSC, KSRQ, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Desegregating schools in southern states took a presidential declaration and national guard protection. But one of Minnesota’s most notable politic...

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


  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
Caption: Notes from the Youth Visioning Health event.
This week on Minnesota Native News: possible help for those struggling to get their GED, Minnesota colleges recognized for Native American student ...

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


  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 7
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