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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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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52 Pieces

Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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211 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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13 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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134 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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Ole Rolvaag thought he was destined to be a fisherman like his father. Britt Aamodt looks at how the opportunity to the immigrate to the United Sta...

  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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The first tornado touched down in Minnesota after 4 pm. Britt Aamodt recounts the 1998 Comfrey-St. Peter Tornado Outbreak, when over a dozen twiste...

  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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Farmers would never forget the 1870s. In this piece, Britt Aamodt looks at the reason why: Locust

  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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The Federal Music Project put musicians to work in the Great Depression. Britt Aamodt also has the story on the less-than-spectacular director of t...

  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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Britt Aamodt tells the story of William Maupins, born two years after the Duluth lynchings, who became a leading light in the port city’s fight for...

  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear the latest after a shooting injured 6 in Minneapolis’ Little Earth community.

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear the latest after a shooting injured 6 in Minneapolis’ Little Earth community. We also hear about an eve...

Bought by KUMD, KVSC, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMSU, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Minnesota Native News; Prairie Island Indian Community vies for 40-million dollars for renewable energy projects, tribes come together...

Bought by KUMD, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KVSC, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMSU and more


  • Added: May 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Minnesota Native News continues its reporting on legislative , tribal and agency efforts to help women victimized by the sex trade.

Bought by KUMD, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMSU, KSRQ and more


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about a new task force uniting tribes in Minnesota to combat sex trafficking. Reporter Cole Premo has t...

Bought by KVSC, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KMSU, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12