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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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50 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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509 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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146 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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12 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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Mike Moh was a kid from Woodbury, Minnesota, who could act and do martial arts. And now, in 2018, Quentin Tarantino wanted to test him for his new ...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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When Pu Zhelong studied entomology at the University of Minnesota in the 1940s, America’s solution to crop pests was chemicals. Pu knew there was a...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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In 1937, Helen Keller was a world-famous author and an inspiration to millions with her story of overcoming the odds after losing sight and hearing...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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In the Minneapolis of 1905, Byron Sutherland was an attorney planning to retire to a farm in Virginia. But in the Washington, D.C. of the Civil War...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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May 1861, Henry David Thoreau, author of Walden, arrived in Minnesota in the company of Horace Mann, Jr. Both naturalists, they used their journey ...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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The World Health Organization just put out a warning. The WHO says young people are the main drivers for how the coronavirus is spreading. This is...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2020
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Host Leah Lemm explores how Indian Country in MN is responding and adapting to the current pandemic health crisis. On today’s show, Host Leah Lemm...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2020
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 3
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Health experts continue to say that cloth masks are one of the easiest ways to limit the spread of COVID-19 and recently Minnesota’s Lt. Gov. Peggy...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2020
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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You’ve may have seen videos and images of people getting COVID-19 nasal swab tests. You know health workers in protective gear putting swabs up peo...

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Becoming a parent and taking care of a new baby is a joy that also brings some stress and anxiety for many mothers. And doing all of this during th...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2020
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1