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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In this episode the conversation turns toward themes of identity and how Indigenous artists find themselves communicating their identity in their art.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 55:02
  • Purchases: 1
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All the stories in this first episode are about purpose: the idea that we’re all created to do something special. When you do it, you feel fulfille...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 44:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Boozhoo everybody! It’s a BONUS episode of Native Lights - We’re celebrating our first season with a LIVE show from the Minnesota State Fair! The...

Bought by KQAL, WGZS, and WDSE


  • Added: Aug 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:51:51
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear how the White Earth and Leech Lake Bands of Ojibwe continue their efforts to straighten out a costly mis...

Bought by WOUB, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KMSU, WTIP, WDSE and more


  • Added: Aug 28, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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The Minnesota Indian Womens’ Resource Center recently teamed up with Hennepin County Library to host an Indigenous Comic Book Workshop in Minneapol...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KQAL and more


  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 9
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R.D. Zimmerman’s fascination with Russia took root with an introductory Russian language class at Macalester College in St. Paul. Britt Aamodt exam...

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


  • Added: Aug 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Growing up in St. Louis Park, Thomas Friedman looked forward to afternoon golf games with Dad. Friedman figured he’d be a pro golfer. Britt Aamodt ...

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


  • Added: Aug 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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Totten “Tot” Heffelfinger was an amateur golfer who worried that Minnesota’s golf courses were becoming too small and cramped for a new era of hard...

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


  • Added: Aug 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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Beginning with the 1996 film “Fargo” and continuing in 2014 with the spin-off TV series, actors have inhabited a fictional universe centered in sma...

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


  • Added: Aug 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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Mark Sertich from West Duluth was a hockey player but not just any old hockey player. Britt Aamodt takes a page from the Guinness Book of Records w...

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


  • Added: Aug 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15