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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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433 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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120 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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12 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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Shavon drew inspiration from seeing how gracefully her grandparents handled their illnesses in their declining days.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Shavon talks about the importance of having (sometimes difficult) family conversations about health history and treatments.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Nkem advises pausing to seek support, when you learn of a serious health diagnosis.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Nkem talks about how her husband’s role as caregiver shifted, as her illness went into remission.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Betsy talks about how family members might have different preferences about how doctor communicates when the end is near.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Betsy shares how when her sister was dying of cancer, the family disagreed about when to involve hospice.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Teresa learned how to advocate for herself, while facing serious illness.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Teresa shares how support from friends and co-workers helped her know she was not alone, while she battled cancer.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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LeMoine talks about how death is understood from the perspective and tradition of his Lakota heritage.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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LeMoine shares how his Lakota tradition provides a philosophy for life that guides his family in dealing with end of life decision making.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30