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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140 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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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

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MANIDOOMINENS: STILL BEADING AFTER 10,000 YEARS is an exhibit in Duluth that has been a year in the making. And as with most events, it had to be r...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KVSC, KSRQ, WDSE, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Oct 21, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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With Election Day on Nov. 3, just around the corner. Gov. Tim Walz and Attorney General Keith Ellison recently highlighted the state’s efforts to e...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The $7.7 million plan, funded through the federal CARES Act, will support those in the agricultural business, who are struggling due to market disr...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1969, Mark Forgy left his home in Golden Valley, Minnesota, to travel Europe. He had no idea that would lead him to a job with the 20th century’...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Bee Vang didn’t think anyone would be interested in his story—that of a Hmong refugee working in a Minnesota factory. But his daughter proved him w...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WDSE, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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When Gretchen Carlson settled her lawsuit with Fox in 2016—she also signed a non-disclosure agreement, which prevented her from talking about CEO R...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Bernard Herrmann was famous—as a film composer. But by 1948, he only wanted to work on his opera, which he did in Minneapolis, the home of his soon...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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Leeann Chin wanted to open a restaurant in 1980. But where was she going to get that kind of money? Carl Pohlad, future owner of the Twins, said he...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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State health officials are recording surges in northern, central and southern Minnesota. Those areas of Greater Minnesota, mostly rural areas, have...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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By every measure the state uses, we are seeing a second surge. In 85 of Minnesota’s 87 counties, there is too much Covid for schools to have full i...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, and WTIP


  • Added: Oct 16, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3