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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0 Pieces

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

  • From: Ampers
  • 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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1942 – Famous aviator Beryl Markham published her memoir West with the Night, with a little help from her scriptwriter husband, Raoul Schumacher, f...

Bought by KSRQ, KFAI Minneapolis, KVSC, WDSE, KRPR and more


  • Added: Jun 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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August 5, 1967 – Jimmie Haakenson called his mom from a Chicago phone booth. His St. Paul family never heard from him again. Because shortly after ...

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


  • Added: Jun 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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On today’s show, we talk with Joe Rainey (Red Lake Nation), an Ojibwe Pow Wow singer, music archivist, and collaborative music maker. Joe grew up ...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
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As Juneteenth becomes a more mainstream celebration, we wondered if those benefiting from the holiday know the history behind it. Rose McGee, the b...

Bought by KWMR, RADIOLEX, WORT, WJSU, KSTK and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 28:32
  • Purchases: 6
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This week reporter Feven Gerezgiher shares how to get free at-home COVID tests mailed to your home and she talks with an artist about growing up wi...

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


  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On today’s show, we talk with Sequoia Hauck (they/them), a Native (Anishinaabe/Hupa) queer multidisciplinary artist based in the Twin Cities. Sequo...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
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There are many complexities to mental health. Those complexities increase when you’re a person of color. Sam Choo sought to bring those complexitie...

Bought by KWIT


  • Added: Jun 02, 2022
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode, we vent about where we are as the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder coincides with a recent string of mass shootings raising th...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: May 26, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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On today’s show, we talk with Joseph Nayquonabe Jr. (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe) who is the CEO of Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures, a role where he un...

  • Added: May 26, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
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On today’s show, we talk with Brenda J. Child Ph.D. (Red Lake Nation) about the U.S. Department of Interior’s recently released investigative repor...

  • Added: May 20, 2022
  • Length: 28:31