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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Roy Wilkins earned his professional chops as a Twin Cities journalist. But it was as an activist and director of the NAACP, says producer Britt Aam...

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


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
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Tim O’Brien knew he wanted to write from a young age. This piece by Britt Aamodt looks at how the writer-to-be found his source material in the Vie...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, KRPR and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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This week on Minnesota Native News: The artwork of Julie Buffalohead is on display at the Bockley Gallery, three Native women are being honored for...

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


  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News: how the Native American Community Clinic in Minneapolis is dealing with the ongoing debate over the Affordable ...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KMSU, KVSC, KUMD, WGZS and more


  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Robert Bly was a poet of the Minnesota prairie. Charles Bukowski was a poet of Los Angeles barrooms and hard luck despair. Britt Aamodt talks about...

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


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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In a Minneapolis hotel room in 1990, Johnny Cash lamented the decline of his career. Britt Aamodt looks at how the music legend rose from the ashes...

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


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Gregory Corso was a beat poet. He’d been born in New York and made his literary reputation. But, says Britt Aamodt, Corso’s last reading was record...

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


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Tony Glover played harmonica with the trio Koerner, Ray and Glover, formed in Minneapolis during the early ‘60s folk boom. But in the late ‘60s, LA...

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


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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The Carlton Celebrity Room was featured in the film Fargo. But Britt Aamodt tells us this dinner club was more than a piece of Coen Brothers fiction.

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


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News, honoring Native veterans, celebrating Native languages and remembering beloved elders, Frannie Fairbanks and De...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KMSU, WTIP, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9