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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The Red Lake Nation has 1,212 new citizens! The tribal council voted to approve their enrollment at their February 11th meeting. This is the first ...

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


  • Added: Mar 04, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News… The Minnesota Attorney General sides with tribal leaders in affirming that the Mille Lacs Band Indian Reservati...

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


  • Added: Feb 26, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Gary Paulsen was working for an aeronautics firm when it suddenly dawned on him: he was meant to be a writer. Britt Aamodt finds the connections be...

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Ancel and Margaret Keys, researchers at the University of Minnesota, wondered why Twin Cities businessmen were dying of heart disease, while, an oc...

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Franz Halberg, a scientist and physician at the University of Minnesota, was fascinated by the human body’s daily rhythms. Not only did people wake...

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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In 1886, Alpheus Beede Stickney built a stockyard along the Mississippi. Britt Aamodt traces the history of South Saint Paul as Minnesota’s cow town.

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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In 1995, hundreds of Minnesotans lined up at the Minneapolis Dayton’s with cookbooks under their arms. There were here to see cookbook author and t...

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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This is Minnesota Native News, I’m Marie Rock. This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear from the Fond Du Lac Band Of Lake Superior Chippewa on a...

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


  • Added: Feb 05, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe held its annual 2020 State of the Band address in mid-January.

Bought by WDSE, WOUB, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 29, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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As Vice-Chairman Keith Anderson assumes leadership of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, outgoing Chairman Charlie Vig reflects on five deca...

Bought by WDSE, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WOUB, KMSU, KQAL and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9