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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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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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...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, WDSE, KBEM, WTIP, KVSC and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2021
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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In 1941, the news from Europe was grim. The war was going badly for the good guys. That year, an insurance company employee decided to bring comedy...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, WDSE, KBEM, WTIP, KVSC and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2021
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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By 2001, the world at large still thought of Yoko Ono as John Lennon’s widow. That year’s retrospective at Minneapolis’s Walker Art Center, however...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, WDSE, KBEM, WTIP, KVSC and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2021
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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December 3, 2015, Scott Weiland, former front man of the Stone Temple Pilots, pulled into a parking lot in Bloomington, Minnesota. It was a day off...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, WDSE, KSRQ, KBEM, WTIP and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2021
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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In 1938, war correspondent Martha Gellhorn arrived in Minnesota as part of a 22-city lecture tour. She had a purpose: to sound the alert that the S...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, WDSE, KBEM, WTIP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2021
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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In this episode, Anthony and Georgia discuss the increasing COVID-19 rates in children amidst the coming start of the school year with Chauntyl All...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2021
  • Length: 28:31
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In our third installment, Rep. Carlos Mariani highlights some of the initiatives he led and continues to lead at the Minnesota House of Representat...

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


  • Added: Aug 12, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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On today’s show, we have a fun conversation with Amber Buckanaga (Leech Lake Band) who is an artist, fashion designer, and mother. Amber left her ...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Aug 12, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News, the sound of young people growing and community healing. Laurie Stern reports on a new production that will soo...

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


  • Added: Aug 11, 2021
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 8