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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30 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 12, 2023
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22 Pieces

Native American veterans explain why protecting our land and resources is an important part of Native culture and traditions.

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

Extended podcast versions of Kevyn Burger's interviews with some of the Minnesota Vietnam Veterans featured in the Ampers radio series

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Aug 24, 2017
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3 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota's WWII Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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34 Pieces

Family conversations exploring the question “what matters most?” to those involved in providing or receiving care in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016

Pieces

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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
Caption: Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center Logo, Credit: MIWRC
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
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Willard Malebear Jr. is a Lakota artist who is the CEO and owner of Unified Theory Collective, he is also the Executive Chairman of Art Shelf. Both...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2024
  • Length: 28:30