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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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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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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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

Pieces

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August 1914, as soon at John Bowe, father of four and mayor of Canby, Minnesota, heard that Germany had invaded neutral Luxemburg and Belgium, he k...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
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May 7, 1915, Millie Baker, 27, an opera singer from Duluth, was aboard the HMS Lusitania en route to England. She had plans to resume singing studi...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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August 1915, Twin Cities and Duluth journalist was sailing to Germany to report on the war. She was asked how she planned on getting into Germany w...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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June 9, 1918, Rufus Rand, Jr. of Minneapolis was flying with the Lafayette Escadrille in France. He and his captain were on a patrol when suddenly ...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
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1984: The Vietnam Wall and the Three Soldiers statue in the nation’s capital didn’t tell the whole story. Diane Carlson Evans, an army nurse in Vie...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
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2016: For the past two years, Herb Reckinger, Jr, had worked with a veteran and a journalism professor to locate a photo for every Minnesotan lost ...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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September 19, 1970: Ken Klose had some downtime. So he decided to write to his cousin in Farmington, Minnesota, about life with the 101st Airborne ...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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Sometime: 1970-71. Somewhere: Behind enemy lines. Today’s mission was supposed to be easy-ish. Change a magnetic tape that was recording a wiretap....

  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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May 2, 1975: Saigon had fallen to the North Vietnamese. The war was over. And Suzie Warren was at a Red Cross center, holding a six-year-old boy. H...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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February 27, 1973: When David R. Wheat stepped off the plane in Duluth a band struck up “America the Beautiful.” He was home after seven years in a...

  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30