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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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102 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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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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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 ...

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


  • 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...

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


  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22
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John Lind lost a hand in a boyhood farming accident. But that didn’t keep the Minnesota governor from delivering knockouts, says Britt Aamodt.

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


  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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St. Paul has had a lot of mayors. But, according to Britt Aamodt, only one Supermayor.

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


  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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The turn of the 20th century saw a surge in immigration from Eastern Europe. To the town of Bramble, says Britt Aamodt, that immigration wave broug...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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By bus, car and plane, thousands of Natives and allies gathered in Washington D.C. last week for the Native Nations Rise March. The event was organ...

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


  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Armando appreciates how his family members came together to share responsibilities and support his mother, in her last days.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Alice talks about caregiving as a team effort among family members, in order to support each other.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Alice recalls the importance of helping keep her mother’s pride and integrity intact, even as her health declined.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30