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 1966, University of Minnesota research assistant Mary Ray volunteered for a study. As part of the study, she received a shot of LSD. Britt Aamod...

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


  • Added: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe held it’s 2nd annual tribal Opioid Response Summit on December 12-14, Northern Lights Casino. The three-day summit...

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


  • Added: Dec 17, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News, reactions to a new White House Executive Order on Missing and Murdered Indigeneous Women.

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


  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News, reporter Melissa Townsend tells us about the 35th Annual Native American Journalists Association Conference hos...

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


  • Added: Dec 02, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Musical groups from around North America gathered in early November at the Seneca Niagara Events Center at Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino in Niag...

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


  • Added: Nov 26, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Music journalist Bob Mehr wanted to write a biography of the Replacements, the Minneapolis punk/alt-rock group that formed in a basement in 1979, r...

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


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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Elizabeth, a Minnesota woman with relationship questions, and Pedro, a young man struggling with the death of his brother, were both patients of Dr...

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


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Why do the University of Minnesota’s Golden Gophers and the University of Michigan’s Wolverines football teams battle over a Little Brown Jug? Brit...

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


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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In 2015, photographer Joel Sartore and National Geographic established the Photo Ark, a 25-year project to photograph every species held at a zoo o...

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


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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Summer 2018, Jared Yost just finished mowing a lawn when he heard the sounds of an animal in distress. A kitten, or so he thought. Britt Aamodt has...

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


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14