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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50 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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31 Pieces

Join us as we dive into Minnesota's rich and diverse heritage, from Dakota voices and Latin artists to wildlife conservation and cultural festivals. Discover stories of resilience, creativity, and community, exploring everything from herbalist traditions and creative writing programs for youth to the vibrant performances of South Asian theater companies. These episodes celebrate the multifaceted legacy of Minnesota, shining a light on the past, present, and future contributions of its diverse communities.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jun 21, 2024
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514 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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147 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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12 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

Pieces

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Founded in 1969, Minneapolis-based VocalEssence has decades of history as one of the world’s premier choral music organizations. But despite its gl...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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Rochester Public Library aims to provide quality materials and services, which fulfill educational, informational, cultural, and recreational needs...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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Osprey Wilds is a residential environmental learning center on the shores of Grindstone Lake in east-central Minnesota. Osprey Wilds is committed t...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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The Trans Herbalism Zine is a project created to capture the power of plant medicine with a focus on trans and non-binary people. With a focus on f...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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Plant/People is an oral history project examining the relationship between human beings and the natural world. Conducted in collaboration with the ...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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CAAM Chinese Dance Theater does not just entertain, but also to celebrates Chinese cultural heritage through the universal language of dance. This ...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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Robert Lehman works on The Cedar Cultural Center’s annual Global Arts Festival. The Cedar aims to promote intercultural appreciation and understand...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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African Economic Development Solutions is an economic development agency dedicated to serving entrepreneurs, specializing with African communities ...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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Cristeta Boarini, Director of Programs, came to 826 MSP discouraged by the news industry. She found passion supporting young people in creating a p...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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Art Center of St. Peter has been serving the communities artistic needs through gallery spaces, vending local art and providing creative equipment ...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30