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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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49 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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339 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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55 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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11 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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Weekly series from KRPR radio, about happenings around town in Rochester, MN and surrounding areas.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jun 20, 2019

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Every year, Minnesota veterans who fought in every conflict gather at the State Capitol to lobby state lawmakers and listen to their agenda for leg...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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For Trudell Guerue, a Lakota who grew up on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, military service is part of a rich cultural tradition. Native ...

Bought by KRPR, KBEM, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KSRQ, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Many veterans who returned home to their wives after serving in Vietnam had problems reconnecting. Three veterans who experienced marital struggles...

Bought by KRPR, KBEM, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KSRQ, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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A career military officer, Jerry Newton’s assignment in Vietnam was to collect the data about the number of American casualties. His reports ultima...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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As an Army nurse in Vietnam, Valerie Buchan worked 12-hour shifts caring for a steady stream of young GI’s injured in combat. She explains how her ...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KRPR, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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By testing into Officers Candidate School when he enlisted to go to Vietnam, Doug Bekke achieved a lieutenants rank. That put the Army veteran, sti...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KRPR, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Remembering his own struggles with reintegrating after returning from the war zone, former Marine Fletcher Hinds is thinking about the dilemmas tha...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KRPR, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Many of those who fought in Vietnam came home to a public that greeted them with indifference or downright hostility. Those veterans have watched w...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KRPR, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Based in St Paul, the Minnesota Humanities Center has opened its doors to veterans, including those who served in Vietnam. The nonprofit’s initiati...

Bought by KSRQ, KBEM, KRPR, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Fifty years after his service, veteran Michael Medina returned to Vietnam as a tourist. He was looking to the journey to help him come to terms wit...

Bought by KRPR, KSRQ, KBEM, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10