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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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50 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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490 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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143 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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12 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

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William Frank "Billy" Williams, born in St. Paul in 1877, gained recognition as a skilled Twin Cities baseball player. Throughout his career, Willi...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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The William Marvy Company in St. Paul, Minnesota,is the last remaining manufacturer of commercial barber poles in North America. Here’s Autumn Haeg

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2023
  • Length: 01:27
  • Purchases: 8
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In the mid-20th century, a Minnesota entrepreneur named Milton Reynolds made history with his game-changing gravity-based ball point invention. He...

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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It was 1902 when five visionaries came together to form the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, better known today as 3M. Initially, the co...

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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The Witch Tree, Known by the Ojibwe as Manidoo-giizhikens, or the Little Cedar Spirit Tree, is an ancient Eastern White Cedar spun from a cracked r...

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


  • Added: Dec 19, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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What started as a show about self-care during the holiday season, turned into a group therapy session with Dr. Aisha Mgeni. She reassures the crew ...

Bought by KMOJ-FM and WTIP


  • Added: Dec 14, 2023
  • Length: 28:43
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, a Bemidji resident receives an unsung hero award, several Minnesota Indigenous leaders were chosen to participate in the 2023 Native Nat...

Bought by KMSU and WDSE


  • Added: Dec 14, 2023
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On today’s episode, Leah and Cole speak with Eileen Bass. Eileen is Hunkpapa Lakota, Mvskoke Creek, and a citizen of the Sac & Fox Nation of Oklaho...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2023
  • Length: 28:30
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The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA) opened the “In Our Hands” photography exhibition, highlighting images taken from the viewpoint of Indigenou...

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


  • Added: Dec 07, 2023
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Located inside the Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center, the Eagle and Condor Native Wellness Center held its Grand Opening. Offering traditional ...

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


  • Added: Nov 30, 2023
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3