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

  • From: Ampers
  • 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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Lives are changing drastically due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many people are out of work, more and more people are holding work meetings virtually,...

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


  • Added: Mar 24, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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In 2010, Grant Moos finally decided to go through the boxes left behind by his dead father, Malcolm Moos, President Eisenhower’s chief speechwriter...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, KFAI Minneapolis, WTIP, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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Carrie H. Lippincott was merely looking for a way to support her mother, sister and brother-in-law. But out of necessity grew a flourishing seed bu...

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


  • Added: Mar 23, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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Frederick McKinley Jones was an inveterate tinkerer. So it wasn’t surprising that after a sweltering summer drive in Minnesota, he hit upon an idea...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, WDSE, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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To prepare lectures for his course on Death and Dying at Hamline University in St. Paul, Mark Berkson visited religious centers around the Twin Cit...

Bought by KSRQ, WTIP, KVSC, KSRQ, WDSE and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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They were southern Minnesotans who signed up for the National Guard during the Great Depression. Many did it for a job when jobs were scarce. But w...

Bought by WTIP, KVSC, KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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The state’s new Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force is moving forward. The task force had planned a set of state-wide listening sessi...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:46
Caption: Rob Fairbanks and Jon Roberts are Anishinaabe comedians.
On April first the House of Comedy comedy club at the Mall of America was supposed to feature its first all Indigenous line-up of comedians. Red La...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:11
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This week on Minnesota Native News: tribes make individual decisions about how to handle the Covid-19 outbreak, online input takes the place of in-...

Bought by WOUB, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KFAI Minneapolis, WDSE, KVSC and more


  • Added: Mar 18, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week… Census Day is coming up. Households will receive notices as to how to complete the census in March. Historically, Native populations h...

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


  • Added: Mar 11, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9