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. 

Series

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55 Pieces

People share their personal stories, strategies and perspectives on preventing and managing diabetes, in these relatable and inspirational segments.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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27 Pieces

Native Americans share their personal experiences and challenges of quitting commercial tobacco and reclaiming sacred tobacco.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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6 Pieces

Half hour collections from AMPERS' Veterans' Voices Series hosted by Britt Aamodt and Kevyn Burger

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 25, 2023
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30 Pieces

Memories and stories of Minnesota's Vietnam veterans.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 04, 2017
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0 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota's military veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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36 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota Korea War Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 06, 2020
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in Vietnam

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War I

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War II

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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36 Pieces

In an effort to contain the spread of communism in Southeast Asia, the United States recruited, trained and financed the Hmong and Loas to serve as surrogate soldiers in the American armed forces. Today, there are over 350,000 Hmong living in the United States, with over 81,000 individuals in Minnesota, the largest urbanized Hmong population in the US. Veterans Voices': The Secret War is a program featuring the stories of some of these veterans. To learn more, visit MinnesotaVets.org

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 02, 2023

Pieces

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Walter Mondale is one of Minnesota’s most well-known and well respected politicians to make his mark on the national scene. Many people remember hi...

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


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 29
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Bogs and peatlands are specialized wetland communities formed at the end of the last ice age. They are low in oxygen and high in acidity-making it...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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Intercollegiate basketball conjures up images of March Madness and games played at some of the nations most popular universities. The birthplace of...

Bought by KVSC, KSRQ, WDSE, KSRQ, KRPR and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 35
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Just about every kitchen probably has one…a bundt cake pan. And as Allison Herrera tells us, you can trace the origin of the popular pan back her...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, KKWE Niijii Radio, KVSC and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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The black box is one of the most crucial parts of an airplane. It's a recording device built to withstand extreme heat, high impact and water. It t...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, KKWE Niijii Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 13
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The game of Twister got it's start as a back to school gimmick. St. Paul based ad man Reyn Guyer turned it into a legend by creating a game where t...

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


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 31
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This week's quick hit of Native news from around the state looks at how tribal governments can benefit from members enrolled in MNSURE, a new propo...

Bought by KSRQ, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, WDSE and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on Minnesota Native News: How will the state health insurance March deadline affect Native Americans? What motivates Minneapolis's first...

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


  • Added: Mar 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a state bill that could help more American Indians get into stable affordable housing, a proposal ...

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


  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Clara Ueland was the first President of the Minnesota League of Women Voters, a national organization formed to protect the voting rights of all ci...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KFAI Minneapolis, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KBEM, Radio K and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 18