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. 

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Short features documenting the impact of Minnesota's Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2014
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A Look at Legacy

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2015
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Bearing Witness with Anthony Galloway and Georgia Fort is a production of Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice, a journalism project created and supported by Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities, in partnership with KMOJ Radio and The Minnesota Humanities Center.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2021
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First-hand experiences and advice about the challenges and rewards associated with caring for loved ones in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2021
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select Ampers programming related to COVID19

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2020
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Sex Trafficking - Breaking Free Sex traffic. At KMOJ, we're not letting it hide. We are pleased to present two hours of programming about people in our community trying to end it. We are proud that last year's program on sex trafficking won a first place award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in the special projects category.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 05, 2019
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Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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Minnesota Music Notes celebrating noteworthy artists, people and moments that shaped the history of Minnesota's Mainroom First Avenue

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Sep 26, 2019
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Each week Minnesota Native News looks at social, economic, cultural, health issues and more facing Minnesota’s Native American communities. By informing and educating all Minnesotans about events, activities, and issues in Minnesota’s Native American communities this program interweaves the Native American culture into the rest of the communities of the state.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014

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Minnesotans grouse about long, cold winters now. But until 10,000 years ago, those long cold stretches were positively glacial, says Britt Aamodt.

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


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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The Mary Tyler Moore Show, which debuted in 1970, is considered one of the best TV shows in history. When fans think about their show, says Britt A...

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


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
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By 1995, Cheryl Strayed had married, divorced and lost her mother to cancer. Britt Aamodt reports how the writer left home and found a new directio...

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


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
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William Albert Allard spent boyhood summers at Lake Gladstone outside Nisswa, Minnesota. Decades later, the National Geographic photographer return...

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


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Annie Griffiths was only taking pictures for a photo class at the University of Minnesota. But what she saw through a lens made her change her majo...

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


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
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Lana explains how being a non-smoker is a battle every day.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Clyde shares how changes to diet and lifestyle have had a devastating effect on health for many Native American people.

  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
Caption: Red Lake Chairman Darrell Seki delivered the State of the Band speech on March 31st.
This week on Minnesota Native News, Red Lake Chairman calls out Trump’s Budget, St Cloud State hosts their popular annual pow wow, Mille Lacs tests...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Thousands of years ago Natives in Minnesota fired clay pots in pit fires., Credit: http://www.nativeskywatchers.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/nativepots.pdf
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear lingering concerns over Minnesota’s involvement in police actions around the DAPL protests last year, cl...

Bought by KSRQ, KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KKWE Niijii Radio, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Minneapolis based Anishinaabe writer Marcie Rendon has a new murder mystery coming out April 1.
This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about new efforts to revive a culturally specific treatment program for Natives struggling with addicti...

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


  • Added: Mar 28, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12