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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Memories and stories from Minnesota's military veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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30 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota Korea War Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 06, 2020
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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
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3 Pieces

Memories and stories from Minnesota's WWII Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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34 Pieces

Family conversations exploring the question “what matters most?” to those involved in providing or receiving care in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016

Pieces

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Sharlan Diver talks about his time in the U.S. Army, and how he was the youngest of six brothers who all served in the military.

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  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Shearld Hanks experienced both criticism and honor for his time serving in the Military during the Vietnam War era.

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  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Travis Zimmerman shares how his service was part of a family tradition of being a warrior.

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  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Verna Littlewolf speaks proudly of her service, and also how going out in nature helped her combat isolation and loneliness.

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  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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John Atkinson speaks about serving in the U.S. Army, and how commanding officers expected more from him, given his Native background.

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  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Robert Earl Fairbanks shares how he kept pushing himself, during and after his marine service.

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  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Eugene StandingCloud shares how serving in the Marines gave him discipline, as well as higher expectations for himself and others.

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  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Eugene Standingcloud speaks about how Native communities honor and appreciate the service of veterans.

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  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Navy veteran Joseph Day speaks about his deep connection to the land, and his duty to protect it.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Joseph Day talks about how his service experience helped him develop discipline in all aspects of his life.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1