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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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339 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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55 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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11 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

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In this week's newscast we hear how a long-standing battle for federal funds pays off, the wait for wild rice sulfate standards gets longer and Nat...

Bought by KSRQ, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Minnesota built The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in 1979 to shield fans and players from the state's harsh weather. Allison Herrera tells us a lit...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 05, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Mee Moua became the first Hmong woman to hold a statewide office. She mobilized immigrant voters in St. Paul and...as Allison Herrera explains, cha...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, WGZS, KFAI Minneapolis, KRPR, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 26
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Located in Golden Valley Minnesota,the Courage Center is regarded as a national leader in advancing mobility and accessibility for people with disa...

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


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 29
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This small collection of random words glued to magnets and stuck to refrigerators and office cubicles world wide got their start right here in Minn...

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


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 29
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It’s believed that the bible has been translated into more than 150 different languages. And as Allison Herrera tells us…one translation can be tr...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, KKWE Niijii Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and more


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 14
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Graduation rates are up for Native students across Minnesota, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College gets NASA money, the Boise Forte Band is clo...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KFAI Minneapolis, KUMD, WTIP, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News: there's a new credit union helping people get on their feet on the Bois Forte Reservation, Midwest Indian count...

Bought by WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 7
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The legend of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox is a tall one, literally, in Minnesota. This famous lumberjack first appeared as part of an advertis...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 12
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Martha Ripley was a nurse by training when she moved to Minneapolis with her husband in 1883. Her expertise in medical care and her commitment to ...

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


  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 27