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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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50 Pieces

Individual stories from Minnesota Native news that make up the weekly newscasts.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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24 Pieces

MN Native News Special Edition: COVID-19 Community Conversations

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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12 Pieces

Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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112 Pieces

MN Native News: COVID-19 Daily Update

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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21 Pieces

MN Native News: Health Report

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 20, 2020
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485 Pieces

MN90: Minnesota History in 90 Seconds" is a history program airing on Ampers stations in Minnesota. It is a co-production of Ampers and the Minnesota Historical Society.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014
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24 Pieces

The special series of Native Lights is all about connecting with our neighbors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2020
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140 Pieces

We amplify stories of people within Minnesota’s Native communities. We explore the history, work, strength, and resiliency of Native people who are shaping the future, while appreciating those who came before.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Aug 28, 2019
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12 Pieces

Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice is a journalism initiative from Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities, KMOJ Radio, and the Minnesota Humanities Center covering the trials of the officers accused of killing George Floyd, the community’s reaction, and exploring the changes needed to create a more just society.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 08, 2021
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Weekly series from KRPR radio, about happenings around town in Rochester, MN and surrounding areas.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jun 20, 2019

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This week we hear about Honor the Earth losing a battle against a proposed pipeline, tribes learning how to handle newly legal medical marijuana an...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WTIP, WDSE and more


  • Added: May 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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In this week's newscast we visit a Get Out the Tribal Vote concert, hear new business opportunities for American Indians and, now that it's finally...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, WDSE, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week we honor our veterans, get the news out of Red Lake, and hear a few stories from the end of the Minnesota legislative session.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WDSE, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The Mary Tyler Moore Show...which began in 1970 and ran for several seasons featured a young, single working woman living in Minneapolis. Allison H...

Bought by KSRQ, WDSE, KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, WTIP and more


  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 26
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This week on Minnesota Native News: the latest on Honor the Earth's efforts to stop the Enbridge Sandpiper pipeline, Red Wing makes an historic cha...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KFAI Minneapolis, WTIP, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WDSE and more


  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 6
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We witness the historic vote for Indigenous People's Day in the city of Minneapolis.

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KSRQ, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WTIP, and WDSE


  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Tugged along by a steamboat headed North from Mississippi, a group of seemingly adrift African-American men, women and children arrived at Fort Sne...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WDSE, KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 28
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More than 150 years later, the execution of 38 Dakota men accused of murder remains quite controversial. As Allison Herrera explains, that’s due i...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 26
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Poverty, bad health and few prospects for improvement for Native Americans living at the turn of the 1800's were all too common. To solve what the ...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, KRPR, KFAI Minneapolis, KVSC and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 30
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The days of early flying conjure up images of bomber jackets, goggles, silk scarves and Wright Brothers style aircraft. That’s almost exactly what ...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WDSE, KFAI Minneapolis, KVSC and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 30