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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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334 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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52 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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11 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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Minnesota abolished the death penalty in 1911. Britt Aamodt examines the case that tipped public and political opinion against capital punishment.

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Growing up in Hibbing, MN, Vincent Bugliosi never could have predicted that one day he would encounter the man some called the most dangerous man a...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Northwest Airlines was Minnesota’s airlines from 1926 until the merger with Delta in 2008. Britt Aamodt looks at the museum that keeps the airline ...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
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Dick Erdall was president of Minneapolis’ city council. And it was that position, says Britt Aamodt, that installed Erdall in the mayor’s office, u...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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The art and photography exhibit of Mazinaakizige: American Indian Teen Photography Project is on display at Two Rivers Gallery.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:23
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Governor Mark Dayton has appointed key Mille Lacs Band Police leader to the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:09
Caption: Joe Hobot is the author of a new report about culturally specific schools for Native youth.
This week on Minnesota Native News, reducing recidivism among American Indians involved in the corrections system, and a new report examines best p...

Bought by KVSC, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KKWE Niijii Radio, and WGZS


  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Governor Mark Dayton has appointed key Mille Lacs Band Police leader to the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. And the art an...

Bought by KMSU, KUMD, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KFAI Minneapolis, KQAL and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This is a special edition of Minnesota Native News, a radio documentary about young people learning new and ancient respect for water. In this one-...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 57:17
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Solar energy professional Robert Blake discusses solar power opportunities, social justice, and his entrepreneurial and life goals of making solar ...

Bought by KMSU, KKWE Niijii Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10