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. 

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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

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  • 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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This week on Minnesota Native News, we explore Athena LaTocha’s new exhibit in Grand Rapids that explores the relationship between man made objects...

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


  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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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....

  • Added: Jul 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:59
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Sex Trafficking - Breaking Free - Men Documentary Sex traffic. At KMOJ, we're not letting it hide. We are pleased to present two hours of programm...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2019
  • Length: 55:00
Caption: The Minnesota based organizers of Mni ki wakan are planning their 3rd conference in August., Credit: mni ki wakan
This week on Minnesota Native News we hear the latest in an effort to connect global indigenous work on water, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe election re...

Bought by KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WDSE, WGZS and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 9
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It was the first and only of its kind: a national women’s conference funded by the U.S. Congress. Britt Aamodt takes a look at the Minnesota delega...

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


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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In 1940, John F. Kennedy was 23 and sick, which explains his visit to the Mayo Clinic. But he was also a newly published author. Britt Aamodt has t...

Bought by KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, KRPR, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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Minnesota native Peter Graves was best known as a dramatic actor in the TV series Mission: Impossible. So why was he being asked to star in a comed...

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


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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Lorena Hickok is best remembered to history because of her friendship—or was it relationship?—with Eleanor Roosevelt. Britt Aamodt has the story th...

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


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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Carole Lombard was the queen of 1930’s screwball comedies, and she was married to Clark Gable. The two Second Lieutenants from Minnesota never expe...

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


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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A new exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art honors indigenous women artists from many nations in North America.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 11