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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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344 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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59 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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11 Pieces

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

Pieces

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The American Indian Cancer Foundation honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Indigenous Pink. And, legislation has been re-introduced that seek...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WDSE, KSRQ, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2021
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Anthony and Georgia discuss Root cause issues in community around homelessness and policing and check in with Dr. Catrice Jackson about building al...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2021
  • Length: 28:33
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Minnesota is known for its abundance of natural outdoor spaces, but not everyone feels safe, knowledgeable or comfortable utilizing these spaces. C...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2021
  • Length: 28:38
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On today’s show, we’re speaking with entrepreneur Rob Pero (Bad River Tribe), CEO and creative director of the Indigenous-led marketing firm Perodi...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
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The disparity in media coverage for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives cases has, once again, been brought to the surface. Here’...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WTIP, WDSE, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2021
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Anthony and Georgia discuss Root cause issues in community around homelessness and policing and check in with Dr. Catrice Jackson about building al...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2021
  • Length: 28:32
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Why is it when a white girl goes missing, every news media outlet is covering it constantly; but when someone from BIPOC communities goes missing, ...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2021
  • Length: 28:32
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The movement to rebuild Indigenous Food Sovereignty is getting help from many sources. This week on Minnesota Native News, reporter Emma Needham sh...

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


  • Added: Sep 22, 2021
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 8
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Anthony checks in with Georgia about the recent developments in the Mohamad Noor Case and talks with Dr. Kim Park Nelson, Ethnic Studies Professor ...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Sep 18, 2021
  • Length: 28:52
  • Purchases: 1
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1984 – Prince jotted off the song “Nothing Compares 2 U” in the spare moments between promoting his new album Purple Rain and preparing for his big...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, WTIP, WDSE, KVSC and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2021
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10