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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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394 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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92 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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Glenda shares how she found caring for her mother easy, but needed help and advice when it came to financial concerns.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Bob-e advises family members to “use your voice” to ask questions, get direct answers, or simply speak from your heart.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Marybeth shares how her husband’s placement into a long-term facility to care for his dementia, helped their relationship, in his final time.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Chris and her sister were surprised and dismayed, at how hard it was to navigate the health care system on behalf of her parents.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Russell shares how caregiving for his dying wife, taught him about love and sacrifice, and how it made him a better man.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Marcella talks about how caregivers can easily forget to take care of themselves, but good self-care is critical to being a good caregiver.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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This week on Minnesota Native News we’re hearing about a number of new resources that may prove useful to the Native Nations within Minnesota’s bor...

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


  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Sharon Day is traveling to the Native Nations March on Washington with a group of young women from Minneapolis. , Credit: http://www.prx.org/pieces/92997-ojibwe-elder-sharon-day-and-the-mother-earth-water
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about efforts to reduce incarceration among Natives, groups preparing for a DC march, Natives speaking u...

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


  • Added: Mar 01, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Alice talks about putting a plan in place ahead of time, so family members know your preferences for end-of-life care.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Armando reflects on the powerful lesson for kids, in watching parents be caregivers to elderly relatives as they reach the end of life.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30