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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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

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
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Wadena’s Cozy Theater screened its first silent film in 1914, The Last Days of Pompeii. Britt Aamodt explores the history of film through one long-...

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


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19
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The first telegram was sent in the United States in 1838. Minnesota wanted to get hooked in but it had to wait for the trains to bring the telegrap...

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


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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Al Nier was a physics researcher at the University of Minnesota when he figured out how to separate the isotopes of uranium. Britt Aamodt traces th...

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


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Don was one of the last lowland gorillas taken from the wild before 1973’s Endangered Species Act. Britt Aamodt remembers the gorilla who not only ...

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


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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In 1960, Kofi Anna was an economics student at Macalester College in St. Paul. Britt Aamodt takes a snapshot of the future United Nations secretary...

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


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Joy Friedman with MIWRC hands out snacks to those gathered in the tent camp., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week reporter Melissa Townsend has the latest on a homeless tent camp in Minneapolis. There are roughly 300 people - mostly Native - in the ca...

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


  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Jazz guitarist, Briand Morrison, talks about his and his father’s art.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:04
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Concerned community members come together to show support to those battling addiction in Mille Lacs.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 03:02
  • Purchases: 1