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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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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: Marisa Goodsky stands in the job site trailer at the state Capitol in St. Paul., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News: The Mill Lacs Band of Ojibwe Annual State of the Band Speech and a Bois Forte Ojibwe woman on the rise in St. P...

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


  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News: Winona LaDuke’s big announcement, a new group of tribal members become Native Nation Rebuilders and a Leech Lak...

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


  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News: faculty at the University of Manitoba ask - If you had firsthand experience in an abusive Indian boarding scho...

Bought by WTIP, KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WDSE, WGZS and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 19
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This week on Minnesota Native News: the Chairwoman of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe is censured by the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, and an interview ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, WDSE, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: A light rail train in Minneapolis heads downtown., Credit: visitlakestreet, flickr.com/commons
This week on Minnesota Native News: the Minneapolis-St. Paul transit police say they will work to fix racial disparities in citations and arrests, ...

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


  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News: calls for ending racial disparities in Beltrami County courts and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community team...

Bought by KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, WDSE, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WTIP and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Rayna Churchill is the new head of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council., Credit: milllacsband.com
This week on Minnesota Native New: the Minnesota Indian Affairs Committee has a new director, a group is organizing housing for homeless women in t...

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


  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Duluth's iconic lift bridge shrouded in fog, Credit: TCassaro1, flickr.com/commons
This week on Minnesota Native news: The city of Duluth’s Indigenous Commission is finalizing a report documenting the history of Native Americans i...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WTIP and more


  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Bois Forte Citizen Goerge Robert Mihalich Carries the American flag.
This Week on Minnesota Native News, honoring Native American Veterans, reclaiming a Dakota place name and reviving the Creators Game.

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


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on Minnesota Native News: debate over the new White Earth Constitution threatens the leadership of tribal Chairwoman Erma Vizenor.

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


  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10