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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Michelle stresses the value of having a care conference with health care providers and family members, to help get what you need.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Sunny shares about how talking with others is key to support, when family members face serious illness.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Sunny reflects on how speaking about a loved one after they pass, helps comfort surviving family members.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Colin reflects on how he had to put his own feelings aside, as he cared for loved one dying of cancer.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Colin shares how asking the Creator to take his father, was one of the hardest thing he has ever done.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Narin talks about the importance of taking time to seek help from an interpreter, when making serious decisions about treatment and care for a love...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Narin speaks about how caregiving includes looking after surviving elderly relatives, following the loss of a family member.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Janice reflects on how she had struggled to choose between completing school and caregiving, when her father faced his final days.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Janice shares how she learned a lot about honoring wishes, while supporting a co-worker who was facing terminal illness.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Susana stresses the importance of having the hard conversations with parents and their wishes about care, when facing serious illness.

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