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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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485 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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140 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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In the federal guidelines, the CDC is advising against participating in many usual Halloween traditions this year, such as children going door-to-d...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On September 17th, Minnesota health officials announced free “no barrier” coronavirus testing. Beginning the week of September 21st, health officia...

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this show, Host Leah Lemm celebrates what the earth provides in the way of food and medicines grown and harvested throughout the year, and how t...

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2020
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on Minnesota Native News, concern about falling off the Covid cliff and the story of how one patient is slowly climbing back to health.

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


  • Added: Sep 23, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Minnesota high school football and volleyball are back on for this fall. During a recent virtual meeting, the Minnesota State High School League’s...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A half-year since declaring a state of emergency in March over the COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has outlined what he believes is need...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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December 30, 1997, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls, who’d won five championships in seven years. were in town to play the Minnesota Timberwolv...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Wendy Webb loved reading gothic novels. But when she started writing them, she didn’t set them on some misty moor in England, but in her native Mid...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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In the 1960s and ‘70s, girls from the Midwest, many from the Twin Cities, were trafficked to New York to work as prostitutes. Locals called the are...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KVSC, KSRQ, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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In 1953, a woman made history, becoming the first to play professional baseball—on a men’s team. There was a women’s league, but it would fold in a...

Bought by KSRQ, WTIP, KVSC, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14