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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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389 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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92 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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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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This week on Minnesota Native News, members of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe vote on blood quantum requirements. Also, we hear from Juliet Rudie, wh...

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


  • Added: Aug 17, 2022
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 6
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On our latest Grab Bag show, we talk about yet another racist review of a movie that doesn’t focus on white people, the latest set back on holding ...

Bought by KWIT and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 11, 2022
  • Length: 28:34
  • Purchases: 2
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On today’s show, we talk with Megan Lhotka, a descendant of the White Earth Nation. Megan is a Facilitator for the White Earth Indigenous Parent Le...

Bought by KWIT


  • Added: Aug 11, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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State Representative and Leech Lake Band’s Jamie Becker Finn is expanding her community building focus as a coffee shop owner and entrepreneur. She...

Bought by KVSC, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WDSE, and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Aug 10, 2022
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Today we talk with retired professor, former tribal attorney and lecturer Tadd Johnson (Bois Forte Band of Chippewa). Tadd was recently appointed t...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Where do we come from and why is that important? The crew talks about the want and need to, but also the barriers to, finding their roots. Once dis...

Bought by KWIT


  • Added: Aug 04, 2022
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News Health Report, reporter Emma Needham talks with an M.D. about recommendations for COVID vaccines for our littles...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KVSC, WDSE, and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Aug 03, 2022
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 4
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On today’s show, Cole shares his conversation with Juliet Rudie (Lower Sioux Indian Community). Juliet is the Director of Minnesota’s new Office of...

Bought by KWIT


  • Added: Jul 29, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Where do we come from and why is that important? The crew talks about the want and need to, but also the barriers to, finding their roots. Once dis...

Bought by KWIT


  • Added: Jul 28, 2022
  • Length: 28:33
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the Health Report, we hear from one elder about why he got vaccinated. Feven Gerezgiher reports.

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


  • Added: Jul 28, 2022
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 5