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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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413 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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109 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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12 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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On today’s show, we talk with Joe Rainey (Red Lake Nation), an Ojibwe Pow Wow singer, music archivist, and collaborative music maker. Joe grew up ...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
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As Juneteenth becomes a more mainstream celebration, we wondered if those benefiting from the holiday know the history behind it. Rose McGee, the b...

Bought by KWMR, RADIOLEX, WORT, WJSU, KSTK and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 28:32
  • Purchases: 6
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This week reporter Feven Gerezgiher shares how to get free at-home COVID tests mailed to your home and she talks with an artist about growing up wi...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KSRQ, and KVSC


  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On today’s show, we talk with Sequoia Hauck (they/them), a Native (Anishinaabe/Hupa) queer multidisciplinary artist based in the Twin Cities. Sequo...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
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There are many complexities to mental health. Those complexities increase when you’re a person of color. Sam Choo sought to bring those complexitie...

Bought by KWIT


  • Added: Jun 02, 2022
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode, we vent about where we are as the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder coincides with a recent string of mass shootings raising th...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: May 26, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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On today’s show, we talk with Joseph Nayquonabe Jr. (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe) who is the CEO of Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures, a role where he un...

  • Added: May 26, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
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On today’s show, we talk with Brenda J. Child Ph.D. (Red Lake Nation) about the U.S. Department of Interior’s recently released investigative repor...

  • Added: May 20, 2022
  • Length: 28:31
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Guest: Sarah Lancaster, 2022 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

  • Added: May 19, 2022
  • Length: 28:32
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The U.S. Department of Interior recently released a long-awaited investigative report on the Federal Indian boarding school system. Reporter Feven ...

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


  • Added: May 19, 2022
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 6