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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413 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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109 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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12 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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1999: Amazon Bookstore in Minneapolis had been in business since the early 1970s. Now they were in a battle with online retailer Amazon for use of ...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KQAL, KRPR, KVSC and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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November 1989: Jim Hautman had grown up with a paintbrush in his hand. His mom was an artist. But, at twenty-five, did he even have a chance at win...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KQAL, KRPR, KVSC and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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December 1980: John Lennon was dead. So Jon Wiener decided to write a book about the musician. What he never planned on was a tangle with the FBI o...

Bought by KBEM, KQAL, KSRQ, KRPR, KVSC and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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April 1972: Ken Dahlberg was only doing his job as the Campaign to Re-Elect the President’s Midwest chairman: depositing an anonymous donation. So ...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KQAL, KRPR, KVSC and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Early 1939: Newbie screenwriter Budd Schulberg couldn’t belive it. He was working with F. Scott Fitzgerald. Too bad they’d been given such a crummy...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KQAL, KRPR, KVSC and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Dani, and a community of people interested in food sovereignty, are planning to bring fresh food to the Bois Forte community year around using aero...

Bought by KWIT


  • Added: Sep 22, 2022
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Many people see environmental work as conservation, protecting the natural spaces throughout this world. But that is only part of the larger enviro...

Bought by KWIT


  • Added: Sep 22, 2022
  • Length: 28:37
  • Purchases: 1
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With kids back in school and people spending more time indoors, health experts predict an increase in COVID infection rates in upcoming months. The...

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


  • Added: Sep 22, 2022
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Many people see environmental work as conservation, protecting the natural spaces throughout this world. But that is only part of the larger enviro...

Bought by KWIT


  • Added: Sep 15, 2022
  • Length: 28:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Today we chat with Corey Medina, a blues-rock artist from Shiprock, NM, and member of the Áshįįhí clan of the Diné Nation. His band, Corey Medina &...

Bought by KWIT


  • Added: Sep 15, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1