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

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An organization based in Minneapolis is raising breast cancer awareness with “Indigenous Pink Day” … And, comedian Rob Fairbanks talks about the p...

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


  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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In 1924, Minnesota entomologist Marshall Hertig and a colleague discovered a bacteria residing in mosquitoes. He called it Wolbachia. Britt Aamodt ...

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


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 24
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In 1926, Donald Wandrei was a 19-year-old university student when he decided to write a fan letter to H.P. Lovecraft. Britt Aamodt has an account o...

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


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Since its opening in 1902, Dayton’s was a Minneapolis destination for shopping, dining and making memories. Britt Aamodt gives a brief history of t...

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


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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In 1946, Forrest O. Wiggins was the first African-American instructor hired by the University of Minnesota. Two years later, he was fighting to kee...

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


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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What is that pest that chases joggers down roads and plagues summer bathers with its piercing bite? Britt Aamodt takes a closer look at the deer fly.

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


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear from the Prairie Island Indian Community, which has joined other Minnesota Dakota tribes in a lawsuit a...

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


  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Six hundred people gathered at Mystic Lake Conference Center in Prior Lake for the Third Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition. Tribal lea...

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


  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: An encampment of homeless people in Minneapolis is receiving the attention of media, Native leaders and other local officials.  , Credit: Melissa Townsend
A tent encampment of homeless folks continues to grow in Minneapolis. There are about 300 people there, many of whom are Native. The camp shines...

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


  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we get an update on the Minneapolis homeless encampment, also known as “the wall of forgotten natives.” We also...

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


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 12