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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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374 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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77 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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Russell looks back on his wife’s final months and offers advice about one thing he would do differently.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Bob-e shares how in her family, caring for elders was a tradition that younger members learned and embraced.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Chris talks about the struggle of balancing caregiving with other responsibilities, and how she learned to ask for help, and to not try to do it all.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Marybeth shares how her husband’s dementia was challenging, but getting into a support group helped her cope.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Glenda talks about how she managed her mother’s deteriorating health with her mom’s desire to be independent.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Dave talks about his fears and conflictions over getting his own patient directive papers completed.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Marcella talks about how keeping a “home-like” environment within the health care facility, made a big difference to her father in his final days.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Russell shares his view on why talking about death among family members is so important, even as you fight for life.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Chris shares her mistaken preconception that her parent’s death would be a bonding experience for entire family.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
Caption: Mni Waconi was the theme of a recent gathering at MIA where painters learned Dakota names for water., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News: tribal officials gather for summit on energy projects, new Native DFL representative Jamie Becker-Finn sits dow...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12