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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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324 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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47 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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11 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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January 1932 – Merian C. Cooper was in a fix. The man he’d hired to write the novelization of his gorilla picture, King Kong, had dropped dead. He ...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2021
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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1894 – Myrta Belknap was a good woman from Minneapolis who’d married the wrong man. Dr. H. H. Holmes was a Chicago druggist—and, according to the p...

Bought by KUMD, KBEM, KSRQ, KVSC, KRPR and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2021
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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This week, Anthony and Georgia catch up on the weeks news and discuss the letter from Attorney General Ellison to the Judge in the Chauvin Trial as...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2021
  • Length: 28:32
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In our newest series, the Counter Stories crew talks with Minnesota Representative Ruth Richardson about her journey to the House and the passing o...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota


  • Added: Jul 15, 2021
  • Length: 28:33
  • Purchases: 1
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The podcast, Indigenized Connections On Air, examines tribal issues and leadership through a lens of Economic Development. And the Counter Storie...

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


  • Added: Jul 14, 2021
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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On this episode, Anthony and Georgia reflect on the recent fatal car crash during a high-speed chase with police that resulted in the death of a fa...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Jul 10, 2021
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 1
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The crew digs into another element of Indigenous trauma: boarding schools. More and more bodies of children sent to these boarding schools are bein...

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


  • Added: Jul 08, 2021
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on Minnesota Native News, Ojibwe tribes take a stand for wild rice and a sculpture takes shape at the Walker Art Center.

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


  • Added: Jul 07, 2021
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 9
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On this episode,recent events forced Georgia and Anthony to Check in from the road due to recent developments in the Winston Smith killing by law e...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Jul 02, 2021
  • Length: 28:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Communities of color often navigate questions of membership and authenticity within our communities. In this episode, the crew tackles the nuance o...

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


  • Added: Jul 01, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2