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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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389 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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92 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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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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1942: Betty Pack, a Minneapolis-born socialite, had convinced the guard at the Nazi-friendly Vichy Embassy to allow her and her boyfriend to use a ...

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June 4, 1942: It was a mad mission. Arnold Theodore Meuers from Osseo, Minnesota, was a rear gunner on one of the six Avenger torpedo bombers hurtl...

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December 7, 1941: The USS Ward on a routine patrol outside the mouth of Pearl Harbor shot and sank a Japanese sub. The crew, among them over 80 res...

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August 9, 1942: The American forces in the Philippines surrendered to Japan. Suddenly, Lt Col Ernest B. Miller and the 194th Tank Battalion, a Nati...

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December 7, 1941: The Todd brothers of Akeley, Minnesota—Wesley, 25, and Neal, 22—were stationed on the battleship USS Oklahoma in Pearl Harbor, wh...

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1921 – Adelbert Gruman had been a radioman in World War I. Now, in the post-war years, he worked at Minneapolis’ Winkley Artificial Limb Co., part ...

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November 24, 1918 – The war was over and Private George “Judge” Knott and the other men in the 90th Division strapped on their packs and marched ea...

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Fall 1918 – Dewitt Wallace used his time recuperating from shrapnel wounds at a Paris military hospital copying articles by hand and condensing the...

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March 28, 1918 – Lieutenant Bernard Gallagher, a recent med school grad from Waseca, Minnesota, had 20 wounded men in his care. He stayed put when ...

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October 8, 1918 – Charles Beaupre, 29, father and husband from the White Earth Reservation, ducked into his British-made Marv V tank. The 301st Hea...

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