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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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403 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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101 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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William Albert Allard spent boyhood summers at Lake Gladstone outside Nisswa, Minnesota. Decades later, the National Geographic photographer return...

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  • 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
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about next steps in the proposed Line 3 oil pipeline project, developing resources for Native elders wit...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WTIP, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Craig Wright was working at a St. Paul church when he got ones of those calls every writer dreams of. Eventually, says Britt Aamodt, that call led ...

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
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Kenneth H. Dahlberg was not a household name. But when the Minnesota native died in 2011, says Britt Aamodt, obituaries ran around the country. And...

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22