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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55 Pieces

People share their personal stories, strategies and perspectives on preventing and managing diabetes, in these relatable and inspirational segments.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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27 Pieces

Native Americans share their personal experiences and challenges of quitting commercial tobacco and reclaiming sacred tobacco.

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  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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30 Pieces

Memories and stories of Minnesota's Vietnam veterans.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 04, 2017
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Memories and stories from Minnesota's military veterans

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

Memories and stories from Minnesota Korea War Veterans

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  • Updated: Apr 06, 2020
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in Vietnam

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War I

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  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War II

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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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

Pieces

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Lex Porter, a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, served in World War II. When family asked, he said he’d been a radio operat...

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Summer 1944: Jack Rainey of Minneapolis and the 92nd, an all-black infantry division, also known as the Buffalo Division, landed in Italy. They wer...

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June 6, 1944: Lieutenant Robert Huch, St. Paul, was leading a company from the Army’s First Infantry Division onto a beach in Normandy, France, for...

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1943: Every day, Betty Bemir (Nashwauk, MN) and her sister WAVES—Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service—marched from cottages at Sugar Camp...

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November 26, 1943: Staff Sergeant Arthur Ferschweiler, a 34-year-old from Foley, Minnesota, was aboard the HMT Rohna, headed across the Mediterrane...

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1942: Betty Pack, a Minneapolis-born socialite, had convinced the guard at the Nazi-friendly Vichy Embassy to allow her and her boyfriend to use a ...

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June 4, 1942: It was a mad mission. Arnold Theodore Meuers from Osseo, Minnesota, was a rear gunner on one of the six Avenger torpedo bombers hurtl...

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December 7, 1941: The USS Ward on a routine patrol outside the mouth of Pearl Harbor shot and sank a Japanese sub. The crew, among them over 80 res...

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August 9, 1942: The American forces in the Philippines surrendered to Japan. Suddenly, Lt Col Ernest B. Miller and the 194th Tank Battalion, a Nati...

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December 7, 1941: The Todd brothers of Akeley, Minnesota—Wesley, 25, and Neal, 22—were stationed on the battleship USS Oklahoma in Pearl Harbor, wh...

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