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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Sally talks about how she followed her gut to care for her Mother’s daily needs.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Russell looks back on his wife’s final months and offers advice about one thing he would do differently.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Bob-e shares how in her family, caring for elders was a tradition that younger members learned and embraced.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Chris talks about the struggle of balancing caregiving with other responsibilities, and how she learned to ask for help, and to not try to do it all.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Marybeth shares how her husband’s dementia was challenging, but getting into a support group helped her cope.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Glenda talks about how she managed her mother’s deteriorating health with her mom’s desire to be independent.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Dave talks about his fears and conflictions over getting his own patient directive papers completed.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Marcella talks about how keeping a “home-like” environment within the health care facility, made a big difference to her father in his final days.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Russell shares his view on why talking about death among family members is so important, even as you fight for life.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
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Chris shares her mistaken preconception that her parent’s death would be a bonding experience for entire family.

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