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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40 Pieces

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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140 Pieces

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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“Wellness Rising: Coming Together to Prevent and Manage Diabetes” is a magazine style show, featuring vital perspectives from health providers, com...

Bought by WGZS, KKWE Niijii Radio, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, WDSE and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:25
  • Purchases: 8
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Making a career in the arts can be a challenge, but Native Artists are found flourishing in the sector. There are many lessons to learn from them -...

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


  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Reporter Melissa Townsend sits down with Dr. Arne Vainio and Dr. Mary Owen to talk about the rising rates of diabetes in Native communities and oth...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, and WGZS


  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 57:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dr. Mary Owen is Director of the Center of American Indian and Minority Health at the University of Minnesota. , Credit: UMN
For decades now there have been active efforts to recruit more American Indians to be medical doctors. Reporter Melissa Townsend has this report ab...

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


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 11
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Barbara Kopple won her first Oscar for a documentary about Kentucky coal workers. She won her second Oscar for a documentary about striking meat pa...

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


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Sister Elizabeth Kenny wasn’t a nun. She got the title sister from her work as a nurse in Australia. But she’d remembered today, says Britt Aamodt,...

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


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22
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Chris Fisher was teaching anthropology when he was invited to be part of an expedition. Britt Aamodt follows Fisher on his quest to locate an ancie...

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


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22
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Peg Kehret was just a kid looking forward to homecoming when her leg muscle began to twitch. Britt Aamodt tells the story of Peg’s polio year.

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


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 24
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Every year, the Library of Congress’s National Film Preservation Foundation selects 25 films for inclusion in the National Film Registry. Among the...

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


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
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This week on Minnesota Native News: Reporter Cole Premo explores the controversy surrounding a popular native comfort food, fried bread.

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


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10