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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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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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
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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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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about how American Indian tribes may soon have a greater say in what happens at University of Minnesota ...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, KMSU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KQAL and more


  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Tribal communities received grants from the Super Bowl Host Committee, some with reservations.
This year thousands of football fans flooding into Minneapolis for the Super Bowl, spend money on hotels, restaurants, and souvenirs in the Twin Ci...

Bought by KVSC, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KMSU, KUMD, WTIP and more


  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Should a politician’s faith bar him from serving in Congress? Britt Aamodt has the story of a Minnesota congressman whose election said it shouldn’t.

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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Minnesota abolished the death penalty in 1911. Britt Aamodt examines the case that tipped public and political opinion against capital punishment.

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Growing up in Hibbing, MN, Vincent Bugliosi never could have predicted that one day he would encounter the man some called the most dangerous man a...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Northwest Airlines was Minnesota’s airlines from 1926 until the merger with Delta in 2008. Britt Aamodt looks at the museum that keeps the airline ...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
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Dick Erdall was president of Minneapolis’ city council. And it was that position, says Britt Aamodt, that installed Erdall in the mayor’s office, u...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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The art and photography exhibit of Mazinaakizige: American Indian Teen Photography Project is on display at Two Rivers Gallery.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:23
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Governor Mark Dayton has appointed key Mille Lacs Band Police leader to the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:09
Caption: Joe Hobot is the author of a new report about culturally specific schools for Native youth.
This week on Minnesota Native News, reducing recidivism among American Indians involved in the corrections system, and a new report examines best p...

Bought by KVSC, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KKWE Niijii Radio, and WGZS


  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4