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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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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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

Pieces

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St. Paul native Toni Stone was one of the first African American women to play ball for the Negro leagues. Allison Herrera tells us about this pion...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, Radio K, KSRQ, KKWE Niijii Radio, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 24
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Sears pioneered the idea of shopping without leaving home. . Allison Herrera tells us how a Minnesota native’s attempt to supplement his income ga...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, KKWE Niijii Radio, KQAL and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 11
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The historic Glensheen Mansion is one of Duluth's tourist gems. It's 7.3 acres along the shoreline of Lake Superior delight thousands of visitors e...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, KKWE Niijii Radio, KQAL and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 11
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Ignatius Donnelly was known as the Prince of Cranks, the Sage of Nininger and the Apostle of Discontent. He was also one of Minnesota’s first lieut...

Bought by KVSC, WTIP, KSRQ, KVSC, WDSE and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 32
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Winter in Minnesota is no joke. Cities across the county brag abouttheir cold temperatures. But as Allison Herrera explains…there’s a city here in...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, KVSC, KFAI Minneapolis, WTIP and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 26
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Minnesota has one of the more robust black newspaper scenes in the country. At one time, there were nearly one hundred. The oldest such newspaper ...

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


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 29
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When we think of space and space exploration, we tend to think of stars like Neil Armstrong taking his first steps on the moon. Behind the scenes, ...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, WTIP, KVSC, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 30
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Minneapolis native and legendary golfer Patty Berg made her mark and opened the door for women golfers in the 1930's. As Allison Herrera explains s...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 28
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Nerf ball...the classic 70's toy got it's start right here in St. Paul Minnesota.

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


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 12
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Walter Mondale is one of Minnesota’s most well-known and well respected politicians to make his mark on the national scene. Many people remember hi...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 29