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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55 Pieces

People share their personal stories, strategies and perspectives on preventing and managing diabetes, in these relatable and inspirational segments.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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27 Pieces

Native Americans share their personal experiences and challenges of quitting commercial tobacco and reclaiming sacred tobacco.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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30 Pieces

Memories and stories of Minnesota's Vietnam veterans.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 04, 2017
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0 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota's military veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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36 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota Korea War Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 06, 2020
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in Vietnam

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War I

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  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War II

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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22 Pieces

Native American veterans explain why protecting our land and resources is an important part of Native culture and traditions.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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8 Pieces

Extended podcast versions of Kevyn Burger's interviews with some of the Minnesota Vietnam Veterans featured in the Ampers radio series

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Aug 24, 2017

Pieces

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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