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.

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  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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30 Pieces

Memories and stories of Minnesota's Vietnam veterans.

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  • Updated: Oct 04, 2017
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Memories and stories from Minnesota's military veterans

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  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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36 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota Korea War Veterans

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  • 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

Caption: St. Paul students created art they think should be hung in the renovated state capitol building.
This week on Minnesota Native News, one of the new Native state legislators tells her story, a new generation thinks about art at the capitol and t...

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


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Nationally recognized for his contributions to healthcare reform, Phil Norgarrd retired after 37 years with the Fond Du Lac Band's Human Services Division.
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about the campaign to divest from the Dakota Access Pipeline, work at the state capitol to recognize the...

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


  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Over 75 community groups took part in the Black Snake Resistance march on January 20th., Credit: Melissa Townsend
Since Donald Trump was elected U-S President, people have been waiting to see what action he will take on the Dakota Access Pipeline. In this past ...

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


  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Michael Meuers has compiled the teachings of Red Lake elder Larry Stillday into a new book.
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a new book featuring a Red Lake elder, a new program promoting healthy food in Native communities ...

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


  • Added: Jan 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on Minnesota Native News we revisit the historic gathering near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation and hear what’s next in the tribe's w...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KMSU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KQAL, WDSE and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Anishinabe writer Jim Northrup passed away from cancer in 2016.
This week on Minnesota Native News we revisit some our most popular stories from 2016.

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


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12

  • Added: Dec 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Dec 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1