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. 

Series

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8 Pieces

Extended podcast versions of Kevyn Burger's interviews with some of the Minnesota Vietnam Veterans featured in the Ampers radio series

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Aug 24, 2017
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3 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota's WWII Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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34 Pieces

Family conversations exploring the question “what matters most?” to those involved in providing or receiving care in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016

Pieces

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In 1886, Alpheus Beede Stickney built a stockyard along the Mississippi. Britt Aamodt traces the history of South Saint Paul as Minnesota’s cow town.

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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In 1995, hundreds of Minnesotans lined up at the Minneapolis Dayton’s with cookbooks under their arms. There were here to see cookbook author and t...

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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This is Minnesota Native News, I’m Marie Rock. This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear from the Fond Du Lac Band Of Lake Superior Chippewa on a...

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


  • Added: Feb 05, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe held its annual 2020 State of the Band address in mid-January.

Bought by WDSE, WOUB, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 29, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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As Vice-Chairman Keith Anderson assumes leadership of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, outgoing Chairman Charlie Vig reflects on five deca...

Bought by WDSE, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WOUB, KMSU, KQAL and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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In 1957, two polyethylene balloons, tethered to manned capsules, launched from Minnesota. The mission was to see how high-altitude flight impacted ...

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


  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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By 1913, Willa Cather had written two novels but had yet to break out. In the meantime, she wrote articles for McClure’s Magazine. Britt Aamodt has...

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


  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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In 1937, if you visited a friend or family member at the University of Minnesota Hospital, you might have been tapped on the shoulder and asked, “W...

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


  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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Dr. Janis Amutuzio started collecting stories about the possibility of life after death, though she didn’t know it yet, as a first-year medical int...

Bought by KSRQ, WTIP, KVSC, KSRQ, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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In 1954, Hugh Hall from Minnesota traveled west, to the University of Colorado – Boulder, for school. There he met Bob, a blond Californian who shu...

Bought by KSRQ, WTIP, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16