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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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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