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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Mee Moua became the first Hmong woman to hold a statewide office. She mobilized immigrant voters in St. Paul and...as Allison Herrera explains, cha...

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


  • Added: Mar 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 28
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Located in Golden Valley Minnesota,the Courage Center is regarded as a national leader in advancing mobility and accessibility for people with disa...

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


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 32
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This small collection of random words glued to magnets and stuck to refrigerators and office cubicles world wide got their start right here in Minn...

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


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 29
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It’s believed that the bible has been translated into more than 150 different languages. And as Allison Herrera tells us…one translation can be tr...

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


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 14
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Graduation rates are up for Native students across Minnesota, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College gets NASA money, the Boise Forte Band is clo...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KFAI Minneapolis, WDSE, WTIP, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News: there's a new credit union helping people get on their feet on the Bois Forte Reservation, Midwest Indian count...

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


  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 7
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The legend of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox is a tall one, literally, in Minnesota. This famous lumberjack first appeared as part of an advertis...

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


  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 12
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Martha Ripley was a nurse by training when she moved to Minneapolis with her husband in 1883. Her expertise in medical care and her commitment to ...

Bought by KVSC, KSRQ, WDSE, WDSE, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 30
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Alfalfa plays a major part in feeding the livestock that bring us the food and milk we eat today. It was a modest farmer from Baden Germany who mov...

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


  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 18
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The not-so tiny town of Chanhassen, Minnesota is home to one of the longest running dinner theater's in the country. It began when Herbert and Caro...

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


  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 34