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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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.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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6 Pieces

Half hour collections from AMPERS' Veterans' Voices Series hosted by Britt Aamodt and Kevyn Burger

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 25, 2023
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30 Pieces

Memories and stories of Minnesota's Vietnam veterans.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 04, 2017
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0 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota's military veterans

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

Memories and stories from Minnesota Korea War Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • 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

  • From: Ampers
  • 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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36 Pieces

In an effort to contain the spread of communism in Southeast Asia, the United States recruited, trained and financed the Hmong and Loas to serve as surrogate soldiers in the American armed forces. Today, there are over 350,000 Hmong living in the United States, with over 81,000 individuals in Minnesota, the largest urbanized Hmong population in the US. Veterans Voices': The Secret War is a program featuring the stories of some of these veterans. To learn more, visit MinnesotaVets.org

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 02, 2023

Pieces

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After witnessing his father’s struggle with diabetes, Kevin resolves to embrace a healthier lifestyle, including running a 5K.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Keith finds a way to avoid the temptation of commercials for unhealthy food.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Keith shares how he was actively deceiving himself, when it came to facing his obesity.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Keith shares how his daughter helped inspire his 158-pound weight loss.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:28
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Keith notes there’s a difference between supportive accountability and judging or shaming.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Katrina explains why exercise is so important in helping her to manage her diabetes.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Kalli talks about how she is taking responsibility for keeping track of her blood-sugar and managing her diabetes, now that she is a teenager.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Joe shares how embracing health means confronting denial.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Joanne talks about how advances in treating diabetes put her son in a far better position, than what her grandfather faced.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Joanne shares how Camp Needlepoint has been a huge source of support and joy for her family.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30