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

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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 talk to historian and producer Dr. Kate Beane, who recently released the documentary, Ohiyesa: Soul of an In...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KVSC, KMSU and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Fritz Haber is famous as Albert Einstein’s buddy and infamous as the man who brought poison gas to the battlefields of World War I. But Britt Aamod...

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


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 16
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In 1860, William H. Seward, governor of New York and failed presidential hopeful, came to St. Paul to stump for Abraham Lincoln. He spent four days...

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


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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Everybody knows that before First Ave was an iconic live music venue it was a Greyhound bus station. But fewer know the history of the in-between y...

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


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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In 1975, George Lucas was pitching a new space opera to Hollywood. To help him with the pitch, Lucas brought along work by John Berkey who speciali...

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


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Growing up in Minnesota, Michael Wilson knew he wanted to work with primates after he watched a documentary on Dian Fossey. Britt Aamodt looks at W...

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


  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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For nearly 10 months a tent city has been growing along a 6 lane stretch of road on the south side of Minneapolis. The encampment of homeless peop...

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


  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 10
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Youth display their photography at the Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center in Duluth, And a language teacher finds his own way to reach language lea...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KMSU, KKWE Niijii Radio, KVSC and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News: We hear about the Minnesota Historical Society’s decision to keep a historic native burial site in northern Min...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KVSC, KMSU, WDSE and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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A new play by a Navajo playwright makes its world premiere in the Twin Cities…

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 1