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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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31 Pieces

Join us as we dive into Minnesota's rich and diverse heritage, from Dakota voices and Latin artists to wildlife conservation and cultural festivals. Discover stories of resilience, creativity, and community, exploring everything from herbalist traditions and creative writing programs for youth to the vibrant performances of South Asian theater companies. These episodes celebrate the multifaceted legacy of Minnesota, shining a light on the past, present, and future contributions of its diverse communities.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jun 21, 2024
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517 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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147 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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Red Lake Nation has received nearly $1.5 million to help prevent, prepare for and respond to COVID-19. The money comes from the U.S. Department of ...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Leah Lemm (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe) explores how Indian Country in MN is responding and adapting to the current pandemic health crisis. On...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2020
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Health providers and health experts are urging Minnesotans to get their influenza vaccine this flu season. Recently, Allina Health announced that...

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the Minnesota Native News Health Report, a first-hand account from someone who is still recovering from Covid. Laurie Stern reports. L...

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  • Added: Sep 04, 2020
  • Length: 04:59
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School is starting for families around the state. Each school districts’s leaders are making their own plans about having classes in person, on...

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2020
  • Length: 02:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Minnesotans has been living with COVID-19 since the state’s first reported case in March. As months roll by, it’s easy to feel like a vaccine remai...

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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It’s coming up on that time of year: flu season. And you might be wondering: should you get a flu shot while there’s COVID-19 going around? Dr. Pol...

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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On August 17th, Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm addressed those concerns. The Minnesota Department of Health understands the need for peo...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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On today’s show, Host Leah Lemm (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe) looks at how parents and families are grappling with the challenge of heading back-to-s...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2020
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Recently, Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced that an extra $300 in new weekly unemployment benefits is in the works. The update co...

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1