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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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339 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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55 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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Eugene McCarthy was an unconventional in that he penned poetry--sometimes political, sometimes personal--when most politicians expressed themselves...

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


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22
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This week on Minnesota Native News: A new approach to diabetes awareness, tracking mercury in lakes in ceded territories and piloting a new way to ...

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


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Jesse Quaderer is a three-time Garden Warrior at Dream of Wild Health Farm. , Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News - a new program to curb sex trafficking on reservations, GED prep goes mobile in Red Lake casinos and teens lear...

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


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on Minnesota Native News we get the latest developments with the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline, actions to push the University of Minne...

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


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on Minnesota Native News: honoring AIM Activists in St. Paul, remembering a tragedy at Sandy Lake and Native men take the stage in Minne...

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


  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on Minnestoa Native News - Red Lake seeks federal assistance for flood damage, mounds in St. Paul get national attention and a W-N-B-A st...

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


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The DNR's I Can Fish! program
Young adults and their children are using parks, trails and wilderness areas less than they did prior to the 1990s. As Don Lee reports, the Minneso...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KVSC, KQAL, WGZS and more


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 10
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Trying to prevent what happened in Northwest Minnesota, where moose have nearly died out, the Minnesota Moose Collaborative is restoring moose habi...

Bought by KBEM, KSRQ, KVSC, KQAL, WGZS and more


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News: developments in the Sandpiper Pipeline project, a movement to restore the vote for ex-offenders and creating a ...

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


  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on Minnesota Native News — Chippewa bands halt waste water from the Mesabi nugget plant, Little Earth gets into the restaurant business a...

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


  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7