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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40 Pieces

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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Today Leah and Cole chat with Elaine Fleming. She teaches and preserves Leech Lake Ojibwe culture, history, and language. Elaine proudly lives in C...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Jan 20, 2023
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 1
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On this special episode, we bring you the keynote speech at the Duluth Martin Luther King Jr Day celebration by none other than Counter Stories’ co...

Bought by KWIT and KVSC


  • Added: Jan 19, 2023
  • Length: 28:46
  • Purchases: 2
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2005 – A thief stole into the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids and stole a pair of ruby slippers the actress wore in The Wizard of Oz. When they...

Bought by KVSC, KBEM, WTIP, KSRQ, WDSE and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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1905 – The French had failed to build the Panama Canal. Now it looked like the Americans would too. That’s when John Stevens, former chief engineer...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, KBEM, WTIP, WDSE and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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1994 – On Gao Hong’s first tour of America, a radio listener, hearing of her concert, wondered how this Chinese musician could play a peapod? Hong ...

Bought by KVSC, KBEM, WDSE, KQAL, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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1958 – The Minnesota democrats couldn’t wait to get the freshman senator for Massachusetts to Minnesota for their fundraiser. John F. Kennedy, rich...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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1983 – Dave Rusan had never built a guitar. He only repaired them. But now he’d been given the job of a lifetime: to create the iconic cloud guitar...

Bought by KVSC, KBEM, WDSE, KQAL, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Jan 18, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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The crew talks Hollywood and what movies are on their must-see list, some dating as far back as the 1920s. Movies that make a statement, are inclus...

Bought by KWIT, KVSC, and WYAP


  • Added: Jan 12, 2023
  • Length: 28:37
  • Purchases: 3
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Today Leah and Cole chat with Amber Annis, a Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe citizen who is currently the director of Native American Initiative at the ...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2023
  • Length: 28:30
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This week, Emma Needham talks with story-keeper Hope Flanagan about why stories are essential to keeping native knowledge, culture, and language al...

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


  • Added: Jan 11, 2023
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 5