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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Tristan and Lucia share how they manage their diabetes and don’t let it control them.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Tim shares about the importance having support from family and friends throughout his lifelong challenge of type 1 diabetes.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Tequila talks about how caring for herself and taking control of her diabetes, sets a good example for her grand-kids.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Tequila shares how she faced and overcame her shame around needing to get on insulin.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Stephan shares how he lost 100 pounds when he shifted his thinking about food and began an exercise program.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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After losing 100 pounds, Stephan talks about how he helps others make changes toward healthier perspectives.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Stephan talks about how little efforts can add up to big changes, when it comes to physical fitness.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Sean talks about how he develops strategies to stay on his game and not be defeated by his diabetes.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Sean talks about confronting myths and misconceptions about his type 1 diabetes.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Ryan shares how he lives with diabetes and keeps this challenge in perspective.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30