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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Short features documenting the impact of Minnesota's Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2014
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A Look at Legacy

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2015
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40 Pieces

Bearing Witness with Anthony Galloway and Georgia Fort is a production of Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice, a journalism project created and supported by Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities, in partnership with KMOJ Radio and The Minnesota Humanities Center.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2021
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First-hand experiences and advice about the challenges and rewards associated with caring for loved ones in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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140 Pieces

We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2021
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select Ampers programming related to COVID19

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2020
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Sex Trafficking - Breaking Free Sex traffic. At KMOJ, we're not letting it hide. We are pleased to present two hours of programming about people in our community trying to end it. We are proud that last year's program on sex trafficking won a first place award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in the special projects category.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 05, 2019
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Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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Minnesota Music Notes celebrating noteworthy artists, people and moments that shaped the history of Minnesota's Mainroom First Avenue

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Sep 26, 2019
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Each week Minnesota Native News looks at social, economic, cultural, health issues and more facing Minnesota’s Native American communities. By informing and educating all Minnesotans about events, activities, and issues in Minnesota’s Native American communities this program interweaves the Native American culture into the rest of the communities of the state.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014

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Ruth Buffalo is a citizen of the Mandan Hidatsa Arikara Nation and a descendant of the Chiricahua Apache. She has served on advisory councils focus...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2024
  • Length: 28:30
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The Tilt-A-Whirl, one of the most iconic and gut spinning amusement park rides, was invented by Herbert W. Sellner, an entrepreneur from Minnesota.

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC, KBEM, WDSE, KRPR and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 6
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In 1921, a 10-year-old wagon trained horse named "Whiskey" was introduced to Fort Snelling. He was a wild and restless horse, often overlooked beca...

Bought by KSRQ, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC, KBEM, WDSE and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Near the Sand Creek township in Scott County, Minnesota, there stands a building with a history, in mud. Patients would visit the spa in hopes of r...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSRQ, KVSC, KBEM, WDSE and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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The early 20th century in Minnesota, was a time when the battle for women's suffrage and racial equality was in full swing. Then emerged Nellie Gri...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSRQ, KVSC, KBEM, WDSE and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Comedy writer and St. Paul native Max Shulman went from college news, to the New York Times, to a cult classic TV show. A notable creation of Shulm...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSRQ, KVSC, KBEM, WDSE and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Adrienne Benjamin, a fashion designer from the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, won a prestigious shoe design competition in Los Angeles.

Bought by WDSE


  • Added: Mar 21, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Last legislative sessions’ Education Finance Bill included creating a group focused on streamlining computer science education. This year, Represen...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2024
  • Length: 28:44
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This week, the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resources Center (MIWRC) welcomed Ruth Anna Buffalo, the organization's new CEO.

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


  • Added: Mar 14, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In recognition of Women’s History Month, we’ll be joined all month by powerful and inspirational women. This week, that person is Sagal Ali. She jo...

Bought by KLCC, KTSW 89.9, and KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif.


  • Added: Mar 07, 2024
  • Length: 28:33
  • Purchases: 3