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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

Pieces

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Gregory Corso was a beat poet. He’d been born in New York and made his literary reputation. But, says Britt Aamodt, Corso’s last reading was record...

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


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Tony Glover played harmonica with the trio Koerner, Ray and Glover, formed in Minneapolis during the early ‘60s folk boom. But in the late ‘60s, LA...

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


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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The Carlton Celebrity Room was featured in the film Fargo. But Britt Aamodt tells us this dinner club was more than a piece of Coen Brothers fiction.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KUMD, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KRPR, KVSC and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News, honoring Native veterans, celebrating Native languages and remembering beloved elders, Frannie Fairbanks and De...

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


  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Chef Sean Sherman's Tatanka Truck will now be the new White Earth Market Truck on the White Earth reservation.
This week on Minnesota Native News: White Earth’s new food truck and Hennepin County Judges reach out to the urban Native community.

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


  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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A group of leaders from Minnesota’s tribal communities have the opportunity to hone and develop their leadership skills as part the Native Nations ...

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


  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News, a preview of our upcoming radio documentary called “We Will Do it for the Water.”

Bought by KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WTIP, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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The Indigenous Food Network aims to introduce and increase traditional Native food in Minneapolis schools and youth programs.

Bought by KMSU, WTIP, KUMD, KVSC, KQAL and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 9
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After more than a year of negotiations, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe leaders and Mille Lacs County Administrators seem no closer to solving a policing...

Bought by KMSU, KVSC, WTIP, KUMD, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Post-traumatic stress disorder was not recognized as a psychiatric disorder until 1980, years after many Vietnam veteran had returned home. St Paul...

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


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10