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.

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  • 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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June 9, 1918, Rufus Rand, Jr. of Minneapolis was flying with the Lafayette Escadrille in France. He and his captain were on a patrol when suddenly ...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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1984: The Vietnam Wall and the Three Soldiers statue in the nation’s capital didn’t tell the whole story. Diane Carlson Evans, an army nurse in Vie...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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2016: For the past two years, Herb Reckinger, Jr, had worked with a veteran and a journalism professor to locate a photo for every Minnesotan lost ...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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September 19, 1970: Ken Klose had some downtime. So he decided to write to his cousin in Farmington, Minnesota, about life with the 101st Airborne ...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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Sometime: 1970-71. Somewhere: Behind enemy lines. Today’s mission was supposed to be easy-ish. Change a magnetic tape that was recording a wiretap....

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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May 2, 1975: Saigon had fallen to the North Vietnamese. The war was over. And Suzie Warren was at a Red Cross center, holding a six-year-old boy. H...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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February 27, 1973: When David R. Wheat stepped off the plane in Duluth a band struck up “America the Beautiful.” He was home after seven years in a...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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Late 1968: Army nurse Diane Carlson was told never to remember her patients’ names. It was too hard when they died. But Eddie Lee Evenson was a kid...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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November 13, 1968: Laszlo Rabel had to flee his native Hungary after standing up to the Soviet oppressors. Enlisting in the American army in 1965, ...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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August 24, 1968: After four years of widowhood, Albertha Hill was tying the knot today. But then the notification came. Her son, her only child, a ...

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