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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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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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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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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The rivalry between Matt's Bar and the 5-8 Club is a source of local pride and friendly competition. But who really invented the "Juicy Lucy," a bu...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Prairie Public, KQAL, and WGZS


  • Added: Jul 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Marchette Gaylord Chute was a Minnesotan biographer and historian known for making history interesting and easy to understand for a wide audience.

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KQAL, and WGZS


  • Added: Jul 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Donaldson's, an iconic department store chain, was established by Scottish immigrant, William Donaldson in 1881 with a small store at 310 Nicollet ...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KQAL, and WGZS


  • Added: Jul 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Elmer Engstrom was a prominent American electrical engineer and corporate executive, best known for his efforst in the development of television an...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WGZS, and KQAL


  • Added: Jul 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Founded in the Minneapolis basement of Dotty and Dave Dalquist in 1946, Nordic Ware is historically significant to Minnesota, and to the nation’s b...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KQAL, and WGZS


  • Added: Jul 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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This week, wo examples in Minnesota that support the larger “Land Back” movement across Indian Country, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe’s new Chief Execu...

Bought by WTIP, WGZS, and WDSE


  • Added: Jul 18, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A design sketch of Owámniyomni envisioning the land after its restoration by a Dakota-led design team., Credit: Owámniyomni Okhódayapi
A newly appointed Dakota-led design team supporting the restoration of Owámniyomni, also known as St. Anthony Falls, has plans to transform the Min...

Bought by WDSE


  • Added: Jul 11, 2024
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Ashwini Ramaswami is the Choreographic Associate and Communications Director for the Ragamala Dance Company. The organization was founded by her mo...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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The Playwrights’ Center is an accelerator for playwrights and new plays. How do they accomplish this? Robert Chelimsky, Managing Director, explains...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
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Founder of Juxtaposition arts, Roger Cummings, explains why the organization is such a crucial part of the thriving arts community in North Minneap...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2024
  • Length: 01:30