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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49 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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389 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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92 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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A new program at Saint Cloud State University aims to put more Indigenous teachers in front of Minnesota students. Emma Needham has more on two sch...

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


  • Added: Aug 31, 2022
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 5
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On today’s show, Leah and Cole chat with Marisa Miakonda Cummings (Umonhon). She’s the President/CEO of the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Cente...

Bought by KWIT


  • Added: Aug 25, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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As people are getting prepped to go back to school, a new lawsuit has been filed against Minneapolis Public School’s initiative to support and reta...

Bought by KWIT


  • Added: Aug 25, 2022
  • Length: 28:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Another vaccine booster is likely in our future as we navigate the pandemic and live our life with COVID as a part of it. Right now, the CDC recomm...

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


  • Added: Aug 24, 2022
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Winter 1988: The Fine Young Cannibals hadn’t put out a new album in over two years. Maybe working at a studio in Minnesota, away from distractions,...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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September 1975: Andy Warhol was in Minnesota to grace a film screening, attend a party and, unofficially, to lug around empty suitcases he was supp...

Bought by KVSC, KBEM, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WTIP and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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1966: Kathryn Leigh Scott had snagged a role in a news soap opera. But Dark Shadows was unlike any daytime drama she’d ever seen. It had vampires. ...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, KBEM, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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August 1934: After Hitler kicked her out of Berlin, journalist Dorothy Thompson became headline news—unfortunately for her husband Sinclair Lewis w...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Summer 1892: Liang May Seen arrived in Minneapolis a newlywed with a bright future before her. Her past was another story. Here’s Britt Aamodt.

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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In the first of a series focusing on the education system, the crew talks about back-to-school jitters. As parents (and auntie) of BIPOC children, ...

Bought by KSRQ and KWIT


  • Added: Aug 18, 2022
  • Length: 28:16
  • Purchases: 2