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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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334 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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52 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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11 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

Pieces

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St. Paul native Toni Stone was one of the first African American women to play ball for the Negro leagues. Allison Herrera tells us about this pion...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 24
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Sears pioneered the idea of shopping without leaving home. . Allison Herrera tells us how a Minnesota native’s attempt to supplement his income ga...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, KKWE Niijii Radio, KQAL and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 11
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The historic Glensheen Mansion is one of Duluth's tourist gems. It's 7.3 acres along the shoreline of Lake Superior delight thousands of visitors e...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, KKWE Niijii Radio, KQAL and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 11
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Ignatius Donnelly was known as the Prince of Cranks, the Sage of Nininger and the Apostle of Discontent. He was also one of Minnesota’s first lieut...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, KUMD, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 30
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Winter in Minnesota is no joke. Cities across the county brag abouttheir cold temperatures. But as Allison Herrera explains…there’s a city here in...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, KVSC, KFAI Minneapolis, WTIP and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 26
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Minnesota has one of the more robust black newspaper scenes in the country. At one time, there were nearly one hundred. The oldest such newspaper ...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 25
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When we think of space and space exploration, we tend to think of stars like Neil Armstrong taking his first steps on the moon. Behind the scenes, ...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, Radio K and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 26
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Minneapolis native and legendary golfer Patty Berg made her mark and opened the door for women golfers in the 1930's. As Allison Herrera explains s...

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


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 28
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Nerf ball...the classic 70's toy got it's start right here in St. Paul Minnesota.

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


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 12
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Walter Mondale is one of Minnesota’s most well-known and well respected politicians to make his mark on the national scene. Many people remember hi...

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


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 29