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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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
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Susana shares how separating from families is hard for everyone, when elders need more intensive care.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Sandra speaks on the importance of listening to family member facing illness, to learn what matters most when making plans for treatment.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Souvanh shares how in Laotian culture, everyone pitches in with help and support, when a loved one dies.

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