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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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50 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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25 Pieces

Join us as we dive into Minnesota's rich and diverse heritage, from Dakota voices and Latin artists to wildlife conservation and cultural festivals. Discover stories of resilience, creativity, and community, exploring everything from herbalist traditions and creative writing programs for youth to the vibrant performances of South Asian theater companies. These episodes celebrate the multifaceted legacy of Minnesota, shining a light on the past, present, and future contributions of its diverse communities.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jun 21, 2024
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514 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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147 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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12 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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By every measure the state uses, we are seeing a second surge. In 85 of Minnesota’s 87 counties, there is too much Covid for schools to have full i...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has announced an expansion of the state’s saliva testing program, which he says will significantly increase the state’s COV...

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On October 5th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its webpage to acknowledge that, yes, people can become infected with COVID ...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we check in with two promising developments. First, there’s a new urban farm with a focus on indigenous food a...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2020
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 10
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Today on the show, Host Leah Lemm looks at how schools are supporting their students under seemingly constantly changing conditions, especially giv...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2020
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The Minnesota Department of Health is further easing restrictions on long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning Saturday, ...

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz convened the fifth special session of the year where he extended the state’s COVID-19 peacetime emergency. According to W...

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Minnesota has officially entered the fall season. Already doctors, clinics and hospitals are preparing for an increase in COVID cases, brought on b...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the Minnesota Native News Health Report, the number of Covid- 19 cases in Minnesota now tops 100 thousand. The virus is outpacing the...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2020
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 3
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COVID-19 safety guidance has been updated in Minnesota for public school indoor sports and events -- and the state’s bars and restaurants.

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1