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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220 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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23 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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144 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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The Duluth Art Institute hosts the work of three widely known artists in its current exhibit.

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


  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Theater company, Turtle Theater Collective, produces a rendition of Our Town, an American Classic

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 02:56
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Dandelion isn’t the only weed growing in Minnesota backyards. Britt Aamodt has the story on ditch weed, also known as wild marijuana.

Bought by WTIP, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, and KQAL


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Dr. Douglas Kelley was an American psychiatrist whose job it was to decide whether 22 Nazi officials were “mentally fit” to stand trial for war cri...

Bought by WTIP, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, and KQAL


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Henry S. Tanner became a Gilded Age sensation for what he didn’t do. Britt Aamodt has the story of the Minneapolis doctor whose publicized fasts be...

Bought by WTIP, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, and KQAL


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 4
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In 2017, newspapers announced the Mayo Clinic had performed Minnesota’s first male-to-female sex reassignment surgery. They were off by 50 years. B...

Bought by WTIP, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, and KQAL


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 4
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In 1938, when the University of Minnesota held the NCAA Track and Field Championships at Memorial Stadium, many wondered if Louis Zamperini would b...

Bought by WTIP, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, and KQAL


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Theater company, Turtle Theater Collective, produces a rendition of 'Our Town,' an American Classic. And the Duluth Art Institute hosts the work of...

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


  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Minneapolis Police Try New Strategy to Connect with Urban Native Community

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:06
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Native Farm Bill Coalition Makes Headway in DC

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:16