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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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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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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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389 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

Pieces

Caption: Red Lake Chairman Darrell Seki Sr stands in front of the Minnesota State Capitol., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News, Dakota sacred sites get renewed attention and Red Lake heads to St. Paul.

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


  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: A fancy shawl dancer makes her way around the arena floor., Credit: Heidi Holtan
Today on Minnesota Native News: highlights from the April 23rd Bemijigimaag pow wow at the Sanford Center in Bemidji.

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


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on Minnesota Native News, challenges to the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe primary election results, a new State Archeologists takes her seat a...

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


  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on Minnesota Native News: Minnesota Chippewa Tribe election results, a chance to support Native filmmaking and events celebrating indigen...

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


  • Added: Apr 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on Minnesota Native News: state rules protecting wild rice are delayed until 2018, American Indian nutrition and health continues to get ...

Bought by KQAL, KMSU, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and more


  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on Minnesota Native News: Minnesota School Districts have more state money for Native students,and a key to teaching students about treat...

Bought by KSRQ, WGZS, WDSE, KMSU, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News: American Indian leaders in Minnesota’s urban communities want to share their expertise with Governor Dayton, Wh...

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


  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: From Left: Mpls. City Councilwoman Alondra Cano, Sharon Day, Rayna Churchill (MIAC Director), Rep. Susan Allen, Winona LaDuke, Rep. Karen Clark  , Credit: Aisha Gomez
This Week on Minnesota Native News we’re at the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council meeting where a group of women from around the state speak up for...

Bought by KMSU, KSRQ, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, KQAL and more


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News - protests over the Sandpiper oil pipeline at the Governor’s Water Summit and Big changes are in the works for F...

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


  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Danielle Grant shakes the hand of a student receiving her achievement award., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear how the head of American Indian Education at Minneapolis Public Schools is developing a new, "more indig...

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


  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12