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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37 Pieces

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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381 Pieces

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

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This week on Minnesota Native News, we dive into the new hit series Reservation Dogs, which is mid-way through its first season. Reservation Dogs i...

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2021
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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On this episode, Georgia and Anthony Check in with local clergy members Jim Bear Jacobs and Pamela Ngunjiri who lead the racial Justice department ...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Two Afghan organizers join the Counter Stories crew to give us a brief lesson on the history of Afghanistan and colonization. We talk about the US ...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2021
  • Length: 28:34
  • Purchases: 2
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On today’s show, we talk with Cece Benimon (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa) who is the family liaison for Anishinaabe Academy, a Minneapolis scho...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2021
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News, the Line Three protest comes to the capitol and – New Native Theater takes its new show to the street.

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2021
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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In the fourth segment of our policymakers series, Representative Jamie Becker-Finn joins the crew to discuss how she’s disrupting the cycle of trau...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2021
  • Length: 28:37
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We bring you an extended cut of our interview with local poet and executive director of TruArtSpeaks, Tish Jones, on how she is experiencing this m...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2021
  • Length: 28:32
  • Purchases: 1
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In the fourth segment of our policymakers series, Representative Jamie Becker-Finn joins the crew to discuss how she’s disruption the cycle of trau...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2021
  • Length: 28:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Applications for the 12th cohort of the Native Nations Rebuilders Program are now open. The program is operated by the Native Governance Center. A...

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2021
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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By 1985, Miles Davis was five years out of a self-imposed retirement, when he didn’t even pick up his trumpet. Now the jazz legend, eager for new c...

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2021
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9