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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Glenda shares how she found caring for her mother easy, but needed help and advice when it came to financial concerns.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Bob-e advises family members to “use your voice” to ask questions, get direct answers, or simply speak from your heart.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Marybeth shares how her husband’s placement into a long-term facility to care for his dementia, helped their relationship, in his final time.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Chris and her sister were surprised and dismayed, at how hard it was to navigate the health care system on behalf of her parents.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Russell shares how caregiving for his dying wife, taught him about love and sacrifice, and how it made him a better man.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Marcella talks about how caregivers can easily forget to take care of themselves, but good self-care is critical to being a good caregiver.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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This week on Minnesota Native News we’re hearing about a number of new resources that may prove useful to the Native Nations within Minnesota’s bor...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, WDSE, KSRQ, KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and more


  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Sharon Day is traveling to the Native Nations March on Washington with a group of young women from Minneapolis. , Credit: http://www.prx.org/pieces/92997-ojibwe-elder-sharon-day-and-the-mother-earth-water
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about efforts to reduce incarceration among Natives, groups preparing for a DC march, Natives speaking u...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP and more


  • Added: Mar 01, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Alice talks about putting a plan in place ahead of time, so family members know your preferences for end-of-life care.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Armando reflects on the powerful lesson for kids, in watching parents be caregivers to elderly relatives as they reach the end of life.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30