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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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490 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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143 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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How Artistic Gifts Help Inspire and Motivate Good Health Host Leah Lemm explores how Indian Country in MN is responding and adapting to the current...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2020
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has announced that the state has hit its “moonshot” testing goal of having the capacity for 20,000 COVID-19 tests per day. ...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Migizi Communications, a longstanding Native organization that supports and empowers Youth, lost its new building to fires that destroyed it and ma...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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The United States set a new record on June 24th for the highest number of new COVID cases: 45,000 Americans were diagnosed on this day, which is th...

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Minnesota Department of Human Services says thousands of families may still be eligible to apply for additional benefits from the Supplemental ...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the Minnesota Native News Health Report, disparities in who’s getting sick, and preparing for a possible second wave. Laurie Stern re...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The vast majority of people who have died from Covid-19 are over the age of 70. But what you might not know is that most people who get Covid-19 ar...

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  • Added: Jun 25, 2020
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Host Leah Lemm explores how Indian Country in MN is responding and adapting to the current pandemic health crisis. June is National Cancer Survivo...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2020
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Nearly 100,000 Minnesotans have accessed health care coverage through MNsure since the beginning of the pandemic, and enrollment opportunities cont...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2020
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Conversations about changing policing and public safety continue around the state. Today reporter Melissa Townsend talks with one of the people who...

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


  • Added: Jun 24, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10