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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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384 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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87 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

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This week on Minnesota Native News, we talk with a native artist who has been selected for a new commission at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about a new change at the Pipestone National Monument after years of concerns from tribes.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: :34
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we talk with a native artist who has been selected for a new commission at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, an...

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


  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Laurie Lindeen’s health scare made her reassess life. What did she want to do? Start a band. Britt Aamodt has the story of Zuzu’s Petals.

Bought by KSRQ, KQAL, and KMSU


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 3
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It was 2010 and Minnesota supergroup GAYNGS was hosting a CD release party at First Ave, when Prince appeared side stage. Britt Aamodt recounts wha...

Bought by KSRQ, KQAL, and KMSU


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 3
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Before First Avenue was a club, it was a bus terminal. Britt Aamodt looks at the origins of the Greyhound Northland Bus Depot.

Bought by KSRQ, KQAL, and KMSU


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 3
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David Carr put it this way in his New York Times column: First Avenue Is Dead (Long Live First Avenue). Britt Aamodt looks at the bankruptcy that n...

Bought by KSRQ, KQAL, and KMSU


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 3
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Dan Corrigan’s first photographic assignment at First Avenue/7th Street Entry in 1981 wouldn’t be his last. Not by a long shot. Britt Aamodt’s piec...

Bought by KSRQ, KQAL, and KMSU


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 3
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Lucinda Williams had played First Avenue before. But this night was special. Britt Aamodt reports on the wedding of the country star with her Minne...

Bought by KSRQ, KQAL, and KMSU


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 3
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Chris Riemenschneider, music critic at the Star Tribune, couldn’t believe no one had written a history of First Avenue. So he wrote one. Here is Br...

Bought by KSRQ, KQAL, and KMSU


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 3