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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Short features documenting the impact of Minnesota's Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2014
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A Look at Legacy

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2015
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40 Pieces

Bearing Witness with Anthony Galloway and Georgia Fort is a production of Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice, a journalism project created and supported by Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities, in partnership with KMOJ Radio and The Minnesota Humanities Center.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2021
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First-hand experiences and advice about the challenges and rewards associated with caring for loved ones in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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51 Pieces

We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2021
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select Ampers programming related to COVID19

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2020
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Sex Trafficking - Breaking Free Sex traffic. At KMOJ, we're not letting it hide. We are pleased to present two hours of programming about people in our community trying to end it. We are proud that last year's program on sex trafficking won a first place award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in the special projects category.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 05, 2019
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Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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Minnesota Music Notes celebrating noteworthy artists, people and moments that shaped the history of Minnesota's Mainroom First Avenue

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Sep 26, 2019
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388 Pieces

Each week Minnesota Native News looks at social, economic, cultural, health issues and more facing Minnesota’s Native American communities. By informing and educating all Minnesotans about events, activities, and issues in Minnesota’s Native American communities this program interweaves the Native American culture into the rest of the communities of the state.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014

Pieces

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This week, we listen in on a Twin Cities musician who just completed an impressive kickstarter push for her new E.P.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:48
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In other news, it’s official for Bde Maka Ska, the lake formerly known as Lake Calhoun in south Minneapolis.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: :38
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about the official renaming of a popular Minneapolis lake and listen in on a Twin Cities musician who j...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KMSU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jul 25, 2018
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Theater company, Turtle Theater Collective, produces a rendition of Our Town, an American Classic

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 02:56
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Dandelion isn’t the only weed growing in Minnesota backyards. Britt Aamodt has the story on ditch weed, also known as wild marijuana.

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


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Dr. Douglas Kelley was an American psychiatrist whose job it was to decide whether 22 Nazi officials were “mentally fit” to stand trial for war cri...

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


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Henry S. Tanner became a Gilded Age sensation for what he didn’t do. Britt Aamodt has the story of the Minneapolis doctor whose publicized fasts be...

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


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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In 2017, newspapers announced the Mayo Clinic had performed Minnesota’s first male-to-female sex reassignment surgery. They were off by 50 years. B...

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


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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In 1938, when the University of Minnesota held the NCAA Track and Field Championships at Memorial Stadium, many wondered if Louis Zamperini would b...

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


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19