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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82 Pieces

Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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25 Pieces

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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When Ronn Easton joined the Army, he thought that he would find the equality that had eluded him as an African American raised in the south. But he...

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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Years after his service ended, former Marine infantry soldier Fletcher Hinds remained deeply troubled by his actions during the war. As part of his...

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


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Long hours, harsh conditions and horrific wounds. Nurse Suzanne Constantini’s year of caring for wounded soldiers in an ICU in Vietnam left her wit...

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


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:03
  • Purchases: 10
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Peter Molenda’s assignment in Vietnam was as a motion picture photographer, shooting not bullets but film for the Department of Defense’s photo tea...

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


  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Mary Gibbs was the only female park superintendent in the nation when took over the position at Itasca State Park. She was also only 24 when she st...

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


  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Dec. 7, 1941, the USS Oklahoma capsized in Pearl Harbor. Two Minnesota sailors died on the ship. Their bodies were never identified until, says Bri...

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


  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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Minnesota has 14 species of frogs and toads. Britt Aamodt has a story about that amphibian harbinger of spring, the spring peeper.

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


  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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How did Minneapolis’ Loring Park get so many gray squirrels? Britt Aamodt follows the trail to former park superintendent Theodore Wirth.

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


  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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Andrew Towne was living and working in the Twin Cities when he decided to climb a mountain. Not just any mountain, Mt. Everest. With the climb, Tow...

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


  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Minnesotan Erwin Hensch was among the crew of the USS Indianapolis, which July 1945, would deliver the bomb that would be dropped on Hiroshima to t...

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


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22