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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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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10 Pieces

Bearing Witness with Anthony Galloway and Georgia Fort is a production of Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice, a journalism project created and supported by Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities, in partnership with KMOJ Radio and The Minnesota Humanities Center.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2021
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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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19 Pieces

We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2021
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select Ampers programming related to COVID19

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2020
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Sex Trafficking - Breaking Free Sex traffic. At KMOJ, we're not letting it hide. We are pleased to present two hours of programming about people in our community trying to end it. We are proud that last year's program on sex trafficking won a first place award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in the special projects category.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 05, 2019
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Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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Minnesota Music Notes celebrating noteworthy artists, people and moments that shaped the history of Minnesota's Mainroom First Avenue

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Sep 26, 2019
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356 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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On today’s show, part one of Leah and Cole’s rich conversation with the visionary leader Robert Lilligren (White Earth Ojibwe Nation) who is the Pr...

  • Added: May 13, 2021
  • Length: 28:37
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We’ve been in and continue to be going through a stressful time. Amid all the chaos, we can finally be outside and gather safely (with appropriate ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 13, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The Mitchell Hamline School of Law seeks to address systemic racism in Minnesota’s criminal justice system… And a new scholarship program wants t...

Bought by KUMD, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KSRQ, WTIP, KVSC and more


  • Added: May 12, 2021
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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After another turbulent week of legal motions around the murder of George Floyd, Anthony and Georgia check in with community organizer, artist, and...

  • Added: May 08, 2021
  • Length: 28:32
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On today’s show, Leah and Cole talk with Bob Blake (Red Lake Nation) who is the founder and owner of Solar Bear, a solar installation company, and ...

  • Added: May 06, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
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From redlining to voter suppression, there are historical patterns to how people of color’s fight for equity has been blocked. On this episode, we ...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and KSRQ


  • Added: May 06, 2021
  • Length: 28:42
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on Minnesota Native News, two important decisions that affect Native lands - and a Twin Cities park acknowledges the sacred.

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUMD, KSRQ and more


  • Added: May 05, 2021
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 11
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This week, we cover the legislative fight brewing around reforms to policing while checking in with local artists and front line activist Lewiee Bl...

  • Added: May 01, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
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Steve Premo shares how he first discovered his passion for drawing, as a child while bed-bound and recovering from an injury, he first found his fl...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Apr 29, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The crew share stories of when the first became conscious of race and racial tensions as well as recent experiences. Memories from Pre-K to getting...

Bought by KVSC and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota


  • Added: Apr 29, 2021
  • Length: 28:32
  • Purchases: 2