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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344 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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59 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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Anthony and Georgia discuss the coming ballot question in Minneapolis about public safety and check in with local educator and school equity leader...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2021
  • Length: 28:32
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On today’s show, we talk with Toya Stewart Downey (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe) who is the Executive Director of Strategic Communication, Equity and ...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2021
  • Length: 28:29
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A family-owned Minnesota business publicly apologized for appropriating Indigenous artwork. Taking their apology seriously, Minnetonka Moccasins br...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2021
  • Length: 28:35
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Drug and alcohol addiction is an epidemic that has hit Native Communities particularly hard. This week on Minnesota Native News, a Native-Led Sobri...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WDSE, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMSU, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2021
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Anthony and Georgia talk with local clergy members Jim Bear Jacobs and Pamela Ngunjiri who lead the racial Justice department of the Minnesota Coun...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2021
  • Length: 28:31
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On today’s show, we talk with Robert Rice (White Earth Nation) the owner and operator of the Pow Wow Grounds coffee shop on Franklin Avenue in Sout...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
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With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Counter Stories crew is joined by another survivor-advocate to shed light on the need for...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2021
  • Length: 28:34
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Now, the U.S. must respond to allegations of Indigenous rights violations related to the pipeline construction.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WDSE, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, and WGZS


  • Added: Oct 21, 2021
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Alonzo J. Whiteman, aka, AJ Whiteman, aka the Penman, was a Minnesota legislator from Duluth. By the time he died in 1922, he was wanted in 40 citi...

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


  • Added: Oct 18, 2021
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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In 1912, Japan gifted 3,000 cherry trees to the United States, which were planted in Washington, D.C. One hundred years later, Japan made a second ...

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


  • Added: Oct 18, 2021
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12