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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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413 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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109 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

Pieces

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Ward Kimball grew to love art in Minneapolis. But MN90 producer Britt Aamodt says he made his art magic as one of the animators on Walt Disney’s gr...

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


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
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There are rocks in Northern Minnesota that are older than you think. MN90 producer Britt Aamodt finds out they weren’t always rocks either.

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


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22
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St. Paul toy designer Reyn Guyner had a hit with Twister. But what could be his next big game? MN90 producer Britt Aamodt tosses out an idea.

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


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Pete Docter imagined adventures at his childhood home in Bloomington, MN. But at Pixar, says Britt Aamodt, he animated them.

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


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22
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How does a St. Paul boy become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice? MN90 producer Britt Aamodt says it doesn’t hurt to have an old fishing pal on the bench.

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


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
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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