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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2 Pieces

Short features documenting the impact of Minnesota's Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2014
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A Look at Legacy

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2015
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40 Pieces

First-hand experiences and advice about the challenges and rewards associated with caring for loved ones in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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82 Pieces

Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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245 Pieces

Each week Minnesota Native News looks at social, economic, cultural, health issues and more facing Minnesota’s Native American communities. By informing and educating all Minnesotans about events, activities, and issues in Minnesota’s Native American communities this program interweaves the Native American culture into the rest of the communities of the state.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 29, 2014
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30 Pieces

Individual stories from Minnesota Native news that make up the weekly newscasts.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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8 Pieces

Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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164 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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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

Pieces

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For nearly 10 months a tent city has been growing along a 6 lane stretch of road on the south side of Minneapolis. The encampment of homeless peop...

Bought by KUMD, KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KQAL, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Youth display their photography at the Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center in Duluth, And a language teacher finds his own way to reach language lea...

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


  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News: We hear about the Minnesota Historical Society’s decision to keep a historic native burial site in northern Min...

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


  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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A new play by a Navajo playwright makes its world premiere in the Twin Cities…

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 1
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We’ll hear from Minnesotans and their reactions to Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan’s historic election…

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:22
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How did Richard Sears become the 19th-cenury’s king of mail order catalogs? Britt Aamodt has a tale of an unwanted crate of pocket watches and an i...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, KVSC, KFAI, KBEM and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Since the 1970s, Craig Packer of the University of Minnesota’s Lion Center has studied lion behavior in the wild. For six years, Packer and two stu...

Bought by KRPR, KVSC, KFAI, KBEM, WGZS and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Paul Volberding grew up in Rochester with a bedroom window that overlooked the Mayo Clinic. Britt Aamodt picks up the story years later when Volber...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KRPR, KVSC, KFAI, KBEM and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Judith Guest had only been living in Edina for a year when she received the news every writer wants to hear. Britt Aamodt looks back at Guest’s bre...

Bought by KFAI, KKWE Niijii Radio, KRPR, KVSC, KBEM and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Summer tourists know Brainerd as a lake destination. But epidemiologists know about it for another reason. Britt Aamodt has the case history of Bra...

Bought by KQAL


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1