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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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
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3 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota's WWII Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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34 Pieces

Family conversations exploring the question “what matters most?” to those involved in providing or receiving care in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016

Pieces

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Minnesota built The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in 1979 to shield fans and players from the state's harsh weather. Allison Herrera tells us a lit...

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


  • Added: Mar 05, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Mee Moua became the first Hmong woman to hold a statewide office. She mobilized immigrant voters in St. Paul and...as Allison Herrera explains, cha...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, WGZS, KFAI Minneapolis, KRPR, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 26
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Located in Golden Valley Minnesota,the Courage Center is regarded as a national leader in advancing mobility and accessibility for people with disa...

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


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 29
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This small collection of random words glued to magnets and stuck to refrigerators and office cubicles world wide got their start right here in Minn...

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


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 29
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It’s believed that the bible has been translated into more than 150 different languages. And as Allison Herrera tells us…one translation can be tr...

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


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 14
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Graduation rates are up for Native students across Minnesota, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College gets NASA money, the Boise Forte Band is clo...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KFAI Minneapolis, KUMD, WTIP, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News: there's a new credit union helping people get on their feet on the Bois Forte Reservation, Midwest Indian count...

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


  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 7
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The legend of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox is a tall one, literally, in Minnesota. This famous lumberjack first appeared as part of an advertis...

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


  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 12
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Martha Ripley was a nurse by training when she moved to Minneapolis with her husband in 1883. Her expertise in medical care and her commitment to ...

Bought by KUMD, KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, KSRQ, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 27
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Alfalfa plays a major part in feeding the livestock that bring us the food and milk we eat today. It was a modest farmer from Baden Germany who mov...

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


  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 18