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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

Pieces

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This week's Headlines from Minnesota Native News include an update from Camp Nenookasi and the transfer of the Upper Sioux Agency Park, as well as ...

Bought by WDSE


  • Added: Feb 15, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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All together once again, the crew talks Black history. From George Bunga, a Black-Indigenous fur trader from the 1890s to sundown towns, the crew s...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2024
  • Length: 28:29
Caption: NAGPRA Logo, Credit: National Park Service Website
The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act or NAGPRA, was recently amended and the new rules became effective this year.

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


  • Added: Feb 08, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Michael Migizi Sullivan Sr. is a lifelong student of the Ojibwe language, father, husband, ceremonial drum keeper of the Ojibwe, powwow emcee, up-a...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2024
  • Length: 28:30
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As we enter Black History Month, the crew talk about its history, and how they were exposed to Black history growing up. In this Grab Bag show, the...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2024
  • Length: 28:38
Caption: Reintroduction of buffalo enhances the prairies on tribal lands in Minnesota by promoting biodiversity, Credit: Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community are reintroducing themselves to the buffalo nation, welcoming them back to their Dakota homelands here in ...

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


  • Added: Feb 01, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Fern Renville is a storyteller, artist, playwright, and enrolled citizen of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate. Fern lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, where s...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2024
  • Length: 28:30
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We continue our conversation on Minnesota’s historic tenant protection laws that took effect on January 1, 2024, ensuring safe, stable, and afforda...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2024
  • Length: 28:38

  • Added: Jan 25, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Steven StandingCloud is an enrolled member of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians located in northcentral Minnesota. Steven has been an artist mo...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2024
  • Length: 28:30