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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478 Pieces

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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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
Caption: Odia Wood-Krueger speaks at Understand Native Minnesota’s Educator Academy, August 2023
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s $5 million dollar campaign to indigenize K12 curriculum has ended with some major accomplishments. Three...

Bought by WDSE and WGZS


  • Added: Mar 07, 2024
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 2
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This week’s headlines include The Return of the Cloquet Forestry Center Lands, a newly available Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relative’s license...

Bought by KSRQ and WDSE


  • Added: Feb 29, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We wrap up our celebration of Black History Month with a conversation with James Burroughs, who has worn many hats within community. As the Chief E...

  • Added: Feb 29, 2024
  • Length: 28:34
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Mary LaGarde is the Executive Director of the Minneapolis American Indian Center (MAIC) and a member of the White Earth Nation. She was selected to...

  • Added: Feb 29, 2024
  • Length: 28:30
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For nearly a decade, the Minneapolis Native community has gathered in the East Phillips neighborhood to keep the missing or murdered Indigenous rel...

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


  • Added: Feb 23, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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As we look at Black History Month, we need to also look to the future. How do Black Minnesotans imagine the future through innovative, Black-center...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2024
  • Length: 28:34
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Sounds of Blackness is a Grammy Award-winning vocal and instrumental ensemble from Minneapolis, Minnesota, formed in the late 1960s. They gained wi...

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


  • Added: Feb 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Frederick McKinley Jones, an American inventor and entrepreneur, made significant contributions to Minnesota through his innovative work in refrige...

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


  • Added: Feb 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 5
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On March 1, 1881, a devastating fire broke out at the Minnesota State Capitol building in Saint Paul, Minnesota leading to the destruction of the s...

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


  • Added: Feb 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7