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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55 Pieces

People share their personal stories, strategies and perspectives on preventing and managing diabetes, in these relatable and inspirational segments.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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27 Pieces

Native Americans share their personal experiences and challenges of quitting commercial tobacco and reclaiming sacred tobacco.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2017
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30 Pieces

Memories and stories of Minnesota's Vietnam veterans.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 04, 2017
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0 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota's military veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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36 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota Korea War Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 06, 2020
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in Vietnam

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War I

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War II

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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22 Pieces

Native American veterans explain why protecting our land and resources is an important part of Native culture and traditions.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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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

Pieces

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On today’s show, we talk with Binesikwe Means who is an enrolled citizen of the Oglala Lakota Tribe in Pine Ridge South Dakota, and a descendant of...

  • Added: May 12, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
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Sarah Lancaster is many things. She is a public school teacher, a coach, a director of school plays, president of the local civic association, and ...

  • Added: May 12, 2022
  • Length: 28:34
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The Science Museum of Minnesota is funding mini-projects for Native Community members… We’ll tell you how you can get involved.

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


  • Added: May 11, 2022
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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What happens when you bring together a group of young women of color to cover one of the most racially charged trials in our country’s history? Rea...

Bought by KMSU


  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1974, David Fantle and Tom Johnson were St. Paul middle school students when they fell in love with classic Hollywood films. And just four years...

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


  • Added: May 09, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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In 1958, Minnesota got a shock. Classic horror films were introduced to a new generation of TV viewers courtesy of Shock Theater and local creature...

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


  • Added: May 09, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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2016 – William Souder was in the early stages of researching at his home in Grant, Minnesota. He wanted to write the first major biography of John ...

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


  • Added: May 09, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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When George Morrison was ten, he was living away from his Chippewa (Ojibwe) community in Minnesota’s Arrowhead, convalescing in a children’s hospit...

Bought by KSRQ, WDSE, KVSC, KRPR, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: May 09, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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1923 – George Leach wanted to be re-elected mayor of Minneapolis. But he’d enraged the Ku Klux Klan and they were determined to drum him out of off...

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


  • Added: May 09, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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May is Foster Awareness month. Hoang Murphy joins the crew to talk about his personal experience in the foster system and how his organization, Fos...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: May 05, 2022
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 1