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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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50 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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509 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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146 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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Pearl S. Buck was devastated. The Mayo Clinic doctor said she should put her daughter, who had severe cognitive disabilities caused by a then unkno...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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It didn’t get any bigger than this. Tippi Hedren, Minnesotan, model, single mother, had been cast in Alfred Hitchcock’s new film. But she soon disc...

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


  • Added: Nov 22, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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People remembered Melissa Gilbert as the freckle-faced Laura Ingalls on TV’s Little House on the Prairie. But in 2008, the Guthrie Theater announce...

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


  • Added: Nov 22, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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A state report released this summer found one third of all Minnesota counties are not complying with the federal and state laws aimed at keeping Na...

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


  • Added: Nov 18, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Today’s conversation is with Deanna StandingCloud (Red Lake Anishinaabe) who is a mom, playwright, organizer, artist, community leader, pow-wow emc...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Nov 18, 2020
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Today’s conversation features Dalton Walker (Red Lake Anishinaabe) who is a National Correspondent, for Indian Country Today. Dalton Walker shares ...

Bought by KVSC and WTIP


  • Added: Nov 11, 2020
  • Length: 28:32
  • Purchases: 2
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Come January, there will be new leadership in the White House with a plan for Tribal Nation relationship... and Minnesota tribes band together t...

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


  • Added: Nov 11, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Today’s conversation features Daniel Lemm (Lower Sioux Indian Community) who is the Chief Financial Officer at the Charles K. Blandin Foundation, i...

Bought by KVSC, KSRQ, KMSU, and WTIP


  • Added: Nov 04, 2020
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on Minnesota Native News: Ahead of election day there were widespread concerns about voter intimidation at the polls - so we checked in w...

Bought by KVSC, WDSE, WGZS, KQAL, WTIP and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News, Native communities get out the vote and a handful of Native organizations get 10-million dollars in the state b...

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


  • Added: Oct 30, 2020
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 10