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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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379 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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82 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

Pieces

Caption: The Wisdom of the Universe, Credit: Christi Belcourt
A new exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art honors indigenous women artists from many nations in North America.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 11
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Organizations along the American Indian Cultural Corridor have collaborated with NorthernLights.MN to bring the late night arts festival… Northern ...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSRQ, KMSU and more


  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein
The Minnesota legislature, the U.S. Supreme Court and water walkers are moving forward in ways that may impact Native Minnesotans.

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


  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 10
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Abigail Quigley McCarthy, wife of US Senator for Minnesota Eugene McCarthy, had gotten to know Civil Rights activist Coretta Scott King through the...

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


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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In 1991, writer and poet Kathleen Norris found herself living at St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota, praying with the monks and eating com...

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  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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In 1886, Luis Garzon was only in Minneapolis to play oboe in the touring orchestra Los Aires Nacionales de Mexico. Britt Aamodt looks at why Garzon...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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In 1951, James Arness was having problems landing Hollywood roles because of his height, 6 feet 7 inches. But that all changed when he was cast as ...

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  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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Was U.S. Senator from Minnesota Ernest Lundeen an isolationist or a Nazi sympathizer? Britt Aamodt has the story of the Senator’s last flight and t...

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


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Native students from South High in Minneapolis have published a book of poetry, prose and artwork., Credit: Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute
This week on Minnesota Native News: young Native writers in Minneapolis publish a book and Leech Lake Tribal college gears up for another winning ...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KMSU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and more


  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we’re showcasing Isabella Callery, the Minnesota High School senior who recently won a national poetry recitati...

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


  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11