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.

  • From: Ampers
  • 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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1921 – Adelbert Gruman had been a radioman in World War I. Now, in the post-war years, he worked at Minneapolis’ Winkley Artificial Limb Co., part ...

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November 24, 1918 – The war was over and Private George “Judge” Knott and the other men in the 90th Division strapped on their packs and marched ea...

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Fall 1918 – Dewitt Wallace used his time recuperating from shrapnel wounds at a Paris military hospital copying articles by hand and condensing the...

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March 28, 1918 – Lieutenant Bernard Gallagher, a recent med school grad from Waseca, Minnesota, had 20 wounded men in his care. He stayed put when ...

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October 8, 1918 – Charles Beaupre, 29, father and husband from the White Earth Reservation, ducked into his British-made Marv V tank. The 301st Hea...

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October 8, 1918 – Glenn Donaldson and Warren Gammel rattled down a bomb-cratered road in France with artillery popping all around. They were driver...

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October 2, 1918 – George Mauritz Benthagen tracked through the autumn trees in France’s Argonne Forest rifles at the ready. He and the other member...

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On September 12, 1918, 5 a.m., Antoine J. Deperry, a lumberman living in Cloquet, Minnesota, and a member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Ch...

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September 1918 – Bennie Auckland and Henry Evje from Nielsville, Minnesota, arrived in Ypres. Here the battle was against the Germans and the near ...

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1969: Thomas Quinn, St. Louis Park, worked with guys named Butch, Ming and Satan—the German shepherds who were the real stars of the 45th Scout Dog...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2