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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Teresa learned how to advocate for herself, while facing serious illness.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Teresa shares how support from friends and co-workers helped her know she was not alone, while she battled cancer.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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LeMoine talks about how death is understood from the perspective and tradition of his Lakota heritage.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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LeMoine shares how his Lakota tradition provides a philosophy for life that guides his family in dealing with end of life decision making.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Russell talks about how his faith helped him and his wife, as she faced terminal cancer.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Carol talks about how her late husband insisted that she be his only caregiver, and how she knew their time together was precious.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Carol talks about the importance of having trusted people to talk with about emotions and feelings, when a loved one is dying.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Glenda describes how family members have proactively drawn up health care directives, wills and powers of attorney, so everyone’s preferences are k...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Glenda shares how she found caring for her mother easy, but needed help and advice when it came to financial concerns.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Bob-e advises family members to “use your voice” to ask questions, get direct answers, or simply speak from your heart.

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