Ampers

GroupAccount image

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

Series image
2 Pieces

Short features documenting the impact of Minnesota's Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2014
Caption: PRX default Series image
0 Pieces

A Look at Legacy

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2015
Series image
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
Caption: PRX default Series image
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
Series image
29 Pieces

We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2021
Caption: PRX default Series image
1 Piece

select Ampers programming related to COVID19

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2020
Series image
2 Pieces

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
Series image
82 Pieces

Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
Series image
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
Series image
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

Piece image
Cass Gilbert wanted to make a name for himself in architecture. Britt Aamodt tells us how a St. Paul building project launched him into a career th...

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


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
Piece image
When Al Franken took office at U.S. Senator for Minnesota in 2009, the former writer and performer for Saturday Night Live had to leave the comedy ...

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


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
Piece image
How did Anoka, Minnesota get to be Halloween Capital of the World? Britt Aamodt seeks an answer back in 1920.

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


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
Piece image
Growing up in Cloquet, Minnesota, Jessica Lange used to watch old movies with her mom. Britt Aamodt looks at Lange’s career and the 2017 role that ...

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


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
Piece image
In the 1960s and ‘70s, Frank Hansen toured the country with his sideshow, the Minnesota Iceman. Britt Aamodt wonders, was the Iceman a Neanderthal,...

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


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
Piece image
Groucho Marx was known for his waggling eyebrows, penciled mustache, cigar and wicked sense of humor. On a war bond stop in Minneapolis, Britt Aamo...

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


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
Piece image
Amanda Hocking got her first rejection slip when she 17. The Minnesota writer kept churning out novels but didn’t hit the big time, reveals Britt A...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KVSC, KBEM, KRPR, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
Piece image
Minnesotan Paul Nelson was one of the great journalists of the golden age of rock music criticism. But by his death in 2006, he had become a reclus...

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


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
Piece image
May 1915, the RMS Lusitania departed New York en route to Liverpool. Britt Aamodt relates the story of Duluth native Amelia “Millie” Ann Baker who ...

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


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
Piece image
Retired Army Veteran Lee Walker sustained multiple injuries when his squad walked into an ambush in Vietnam. He explains how he has learned to li...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Aug 24, 2017
  • Length: 13:49
  • Purchases: 1