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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21 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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40 Pieces

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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29 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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365 Pieces

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

Pieces

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Fifty years after his service, veteran Michael Medina returned to Vietnam as a tourist. He was looking to the journey to help him come to terms wit...

Bought by KRPR, KSRQ, KBEM, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Lee Walker still carries shrapnel in his body. He sustained multiple injuries when his squad walked into an ambush in Vietnam. But the legacy of th...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KRPR, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Serving in Vietnam left Ronn Easton with a combat injury and searing memories. Decades after his Army hitch was up, the former soldier found comfor...

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


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 9
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The music charts of the 60’s and early 70’s were filled with anti-war anthems performed by rockers who used their songs to protest the Vietnam War....

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KRPR, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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When Valerie Buchan was recruited by the Army, she considered it her duty to serve. As the head nurse in an emergency room in Vietnam, she cared fo...

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


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 9
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A year after Tom Dimond was arrested at a celebrated protest of the Vietnam War, he was drafted into the Army. Once he was in the service, the St P...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KRPR, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Many Vietnam veterans felt alienated as they returned home, enduring insults related to their service in an unpopular war. Veteran Pat Logan even f...

Bought by KRPR, KSRQ, KBEM, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Years after the war ended, it continued to claim casualties. Thousands of soldiers exposed to Agent Orange, the chemical used to defoliate the jung...

Bought by KRPR, KSRQ, KBEM, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Jerry Newton in was in the midst of his Army career when he was given his most difficult and dreadful assignment: he was the officer who notified f...

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


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 9
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As the war in Vietnam escalated, so did the protests on college campuses. When Doug Bekke volunteered to fight, he was the same age as many of the ...

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


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 9