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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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This week on Minnesota Native News: help for college students who want to be teachers; a potential windfall for some Native veterans; and honoring ...

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


  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 10
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In 2017, the Minnesota Vikings caused a controversy. After a touchdown, the offensive line acted out a game of Duck, Duck, Goose. Or, wonders produ...

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


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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When the United States went to war in Vietnam, Minnesotans—male and female, from every corner of the state—put on the uniform. This segment by Brit...

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


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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As drummer for the Twin Cities-based hardcore punk band Husker Du, Grant Hart traveled the world and rubbed shoulders with creative giants. One of ...

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


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Roy Wilkins earned his professional chops as a Twin Cities journalist. But it was as an activist and director of the NAACP, says producer Britt Aam...

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


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
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Tim O’Brien knew he wanted to write from a young age. This piece by Britt Aamodt looks at how the writer-to-be found his source material in the Vie...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, KRPR and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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This week on Minnesota Native News: The artwork of Julie Buffalohead is on display at the Bockley Gallery, three Native women are being honored for...

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


  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News: how the Native American Community Clinic in Minneapolis is dealing with the ongoing debate over the Affordable ...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KMSU, KVSC, KUMD, WGZS and more


  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Robert Bly was a poet of the Minnesota prairie. Charles Bukowski was a poet of Los Angeles barrooms and hard luck despair. Britt Aamodt talks about...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, KUMD, KRPR, KBEM and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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In a Minneapolis hotel room in 1990, Johnny Cash lamented the decline of his career. Britt Aamodt looks at how the music legend rose from the ashes...

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


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11