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. 

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Short features documenting the impact of Minnesota's Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2014
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A Look at Legacy

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2015
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Bearing Witness with Anthony Galloway and Georgia Fort is a production of Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice, a journalism project created and supported by Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities, in partnership with KMOJ Radio and The Minnesota Humanities Center.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2021
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First-hand experiences and advice about the challenges and rewards associated with caring for loved ones in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2021
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select Ampers programming related to COVID19

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2020
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Sex Trafficking - Breaking Free Sex traffic. At KMOJ, we're not letting it hide. We are pleased to present two hours of programming about people in our community trying to end it. We are proud that last year's program on sex trafficking won a first place award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in the special projects category.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 05, 2019
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Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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Minnesota Music Notes celebrating noteworthy artists, people and moments that shaped the history of Minnesota's Mainroom First Avenue

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Sep 26, 2019
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Each week Minnesota Native News looks at social, economic, cultural, health issues and more facing Minnesota’s Native American communities. By informing and educating all Minnesotans about events, activities, and issues in Minnesota’s Native American communities this program interweaves the Native American culture into the rest of the communities of the state.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014

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This week on Minnesota Native News, reporter Emma Needham provides an update about ongoing work by Native organizations and activists to protect wa...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KSRQ, and WDSE


  • Added: Jul 27, 2023
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In 1922, Ralph Samuelson steamed the ends of two 8-foot boards, strapped them to his feet, and water skiing was born. But it was 40 years until any...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KRPR, KSRQ, WDSE, and KQAL


  • Added: Jul 25, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 5
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1975 – St. Paul composer and lyricist Dave Frishberg was known for hits like “I’m Hip” and “Peel a Grape.” Now he was being asking to write a song ...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KRPR, WDSE and more


  • Added: Jul 24, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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1986 – Virginia Clemens’ multiple sclerosis was making it harder for her to go outside and enjoy her favorite flowers. So her husband gave the land...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KRPR, WDSE and more


  • Added: Jul 24, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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1996 – Hollywood director Tim Burton fell in love with Topps trading card images created by two Minnesota artists thirty years before. But would au...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KRPR, WDSE and more


  • Added: Jul 24, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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2005 – Jim Denomie, Ojibwe artist from Minneapolis, had only been painting for fifteen years. Now 50, he wanted to bring the fun back into his art ...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KRPR, WDSE and more


  • Added: Jul 24, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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In 1975, Henry Boucha, Ojibwe hockey talent from Warroad, played for the Minnesota North Stars. He had a promising career ahead of him, until a win...

Bought by KBEM, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KRPR, KSRQ, WDSE and more


  • Added: Jul 24, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Cole and Leah meet and chat with high school basketball coach John Villebrun (Bois Forte Band). John coaches girls’ basketball at Mountain Iron-Buh...

Bought by KSRQ and KVSC


  • Added: Jul 20, 2023
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The crew discusses what grief looks like for themselves. Having all lost loved ones fairly recently, and not having an outlet to discuss it (as it ...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Jul 20, 2023
  • Length: 28:46
  • Purchases: 1
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The Crew digs into what makes a gather an authentic gathering, what foods are present? They talk about the commercialization of foods from their co...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Jul 20, 2023
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 1