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. 

Series

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30 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 12, 2023
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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
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3 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota's WWII Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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34 Pieces

Family conversations exploring the question “what matters most?” to those involved in providing or receiving care in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016

Pieces

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Army veteran Roberta Marie speaks about how her family’s tradition of military service brought adventure and meaning to her life.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Billie Jo knew she wanted to serve in the Navy, after touring a ship while in the fifth grade.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Korean war veteran James Peter Razer talks about how his service had an impact on his entire life and career.

Bought by WTIP and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Davin Steve Depoe explains the Anishinabe word for warrior: Ogichidaag

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and WGZS


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Veteran Davalance Depoe talks openly about facing PTSD and the challenging path of recovery.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Davalance Depoe shares how he felt fulfilling his dream of becoming a para-trooper, just like his father and brother.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Giant buffalo puppets parade through Minneapolis as part of the May Day Parade., Credit: Lars Negstad
This week on Minnesota Native News: will Natives be counted in the 2020 census, water protectors tell their story in the Minneapolis May Day Parade...

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


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Lana acknowledges that remaining a non-smoker is hard, even though her health is doing so much better than before she quit.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Jeff talks about the wide diversity of uses for tobacco that he sees in Indian country: from completely ceremonial use to total addicted uses.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Jeffrey shares his relief of using tobacco as an offering in ceremony, rather than being addicted to smoking.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1