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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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509 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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145 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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Weekly series from KRPR radio, about happenings around town in Rochester, MN and surrounding areas.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jun 20, 2019

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Engineering Research Associates opened on Minnehaha Avenue in St. Paul in 1946, But the nondescript jumble of buildings concealed a secret. Britt A...

Bought by KSRQ, KRPR, WDSE, KVSC, KBEM and more


  • Added: Jul 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Cicely Angleton was the offspring of two of the most prominent families in Duluth, the D’Autremonts and the Congdons. But she’s remembered today be...

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


  • Added: Jul 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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Very few Americans will ever run for President of the United States. But Minneapolis adman Jack Carmichael wanted them to at least get a feel for t...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, KSRQ, KRPR, WDSE and more


  • Added: Jul 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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Stephen Ambrose’s book and the spinoff HBO series Band of Brothers told the story of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airbor...

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


  • Added: Jul 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Target stores will require customers to wear face masks beginning August 1st. The move comes as other mega-retailers like Walmart, Kohl’s, CVS and...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jul 17, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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“Make a Plan Minnesota” is a new campaign that acknowledges a sad fact of life in the Covid-era. KE: There have been instances around the country a...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, and WTIP


  • Added: Jul 17, 2020
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Minnesota’s Governor and Lt. Governor recently announced that 100 million dollars of federal Coronavirus relief funds will be allocated for rent re...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Public health records show 350 American Indian or Alaska Native Minnesotans have tested positive for Covid-19. But the number of Natives with COVID...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jul 15, 2020
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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In this show, Leah welcomes Lyz Jaakola, an Anishinaabe mother, teacher, and musician living on her home Rez, Fond du Lac in Cloquet, MN. They ref...

Bought by KVSC and KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jul 15, 2020
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on Minnesota Native News, why we should care about the recent victory of the Creek Nation over the state of Oklahoma in the U.S. Supreme ...

Bought by KSRQ, KRPS, KGUA, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KMSU and more


  • Added: Jul 15, 2020
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 12