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. 

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Short features documenting the impact of Minnesota's Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2014
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A Look at Legacy

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2015
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40 Pieces

Bearing Witness with Anthony Galloway and Georgia Fort is a production of Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice, a journalism project created and supported by Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities, in partnership with KMOJ Radio and The Minnesota Humanities Center.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2021
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First-hand experiences and advice about the challenges and rewards associated with caring for loved ones in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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73 Pieces

We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2021
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select Ampers programming related to COVID19

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2020
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Sex Trafficking - Breaking Free Sex traffic. At KMOJ, we're not letting it hide. We are pleased to present two hours of programming about people in our community trying to end it. We are proud that last year's program on sex trafficking won a first place award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in the special projects category.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 05, 2019
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Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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Minnesota Music Notes celebrating noteworthy artists, people and moments that shaped the history of Minnesota's Mainroom First Avenue

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Sep 26, 2019
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Each week Minnesota Native News looks at social, economic, cultural, health issues and more facing Minnesota’s Native American communities. By informing and educating all Minnesotans about events, activities, and issues in Minnesota’s Native American communities this program interweaves the Native American culture into the rest of the communities of the state.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014

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Treaty Rights, Climate Justice, and Decolonization were discussed in packed house in Duluth… and Franklin Avenue bustled with energy for Open Stree...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KMSU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Sharon Day completes this year's Nibiwalk along the Wisconsin River., Credit: Chas Jewett
Bois Forte Ojibwe Grandmother Sharon Day has just finished this year’s Nibiwalk. It was an 11 day journey — 387 miles along the Wisconsin River.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:08
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Sarah Agaton Howes is one of two moccasin artists who have been named 2018 Native American Artists in Residence at the Minnesota Historical Society...

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


  • Added: Aug 28, 2018
  • Length: 03:02
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Sharon Day completes this year's Nibiwalk along the Wisconsin River., Credit: Chas Jewett
This week on Minnesota Native News we get a round up of tribal election news, we hear about the latest Nibi walk along the Wisconsin River and lear...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KVSC, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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“This week on Minnesota Native News, we visit the Mni Ki Wakan: World Indigenous Peoples’ Decade of Water Summit, held in St. Paul, and hear how it...

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


  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Tyrone Guthrie was a noted theater director when, in 1940, he was called upon to assist England’s new prime minister. Britt Aamodt looks at a later...

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


  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20
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Does Stephen King like opera? Who knows? But he gave the Minnesota Opera the green light to adapt one of his novels. Britt Aamodt goes behind the c...

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


  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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Can Minnesota really claim Winona Ryder as one of its own? Britt Aamodt explores the actor’s North Star roots.

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


  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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In 1930, on the anniversary of the First Battle of Bull Run, Charles Lockwood uncorked a bottle of wine and drank a toast to a roomful of empty ch...

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


  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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In 1981, Bruce Brockway wasn’t feeling well. Doctors didn’t know what was wrong. Then in June, the CDC published a report on five men in Los Angele...

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


  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17