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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0 Pieces

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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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in Vietnam

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War I

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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20 Pieces

Veterans' Voices: Minnesota in World War II

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: May 16, 2022
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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

Pieces

Caption: Native students from South High in Minneapolis have published a book of poetry, prose and artwork., Credit: Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute
This week on Minnesota Native News: young Native writers in Minneapolis publish a book and Leech Lake Tribal college gears up for another winning ...

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


  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we’re showcasing Isabella Callery, the Minnesota High School senior who recently won a national poetry recitati...

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


  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: The crowd listens as the American Indian Month kick off event begins., Credit: Melissa Townsend
It’s American Indian Month in Minnesota! This week on Minnesota Native News we take you to the kick off event in Minneapolis and we hear about the...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KVSC, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMSU and more


  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Charles Perkins Strite was tired of burnt toast. So the Minnesota inventor set out to do something about it. Britt Aamodt offers up a tale of a new...

Bought by WDSE, KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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July 2014, Patrick Sawyer just wanted to finish his conference in Nigeria and get home to Coon Rapids. Two of his daughters had birthdays coming up...

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


  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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April 1997, David Madson, a talented Minneapolis architect, wasn’t looking forward to picking up his old boyfriend at the airport. Maybe he knew so...

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


  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
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Victor Frankenstein and his Creature never had a true heart-to-heart in Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel. Britt Aamodt looks at how playwright Barbara Fie...

Bought by KSRQ, WTIP, KVSC, WTIP, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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In 1962, Jay Ward, co-creator of The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, leased an island on the Minnesota-Canada border. Britt Aamodt tells us how a nuclea...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 15
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A food sovereignty initiative… grounded in community… strives to increase both food independence… and accessibility to Native foods.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, WDSE, and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota


  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:42
  • Purchases: 3
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Coming up, Twin Cities Native Lacrosse is recruiting new players and getting the word out about the sport.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis and WDSE


  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 03:14
  • Purchases: 2