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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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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82 Pieces

Moments in the musical history of Minnesota

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jul 14, 2017
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278 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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37 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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214 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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We amplify stories of people within Minnesota’s Native communities. We explore the history, work, strength, and resiliency of Native people who are shaping the future, while appreciating those who came before.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Aug 28, 2019

Pieces

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Many Native people are dissatisfied with the media portrayal of Indigenous communities across Turtle Island. In this episode, we hear from a Nativ...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 53:44
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In the era of #metoo and #timesup many Native women are making culturally specific, safe spaces for each other to heal from sexual violence. In thi...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 44:07
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This show is about family — in all its different forms. A lot of Native families have been disrupted one way or another by government sponsored ge...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 42:25
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In this episode the conversation turns toward themes of identity and how Indigenous artists find themselves communicating their identity in their art.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 55:02
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All the stories in this first episode are about purpose: the idea that we’re all created to do something special. When you do it, you feel fulfille...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 44:31
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Boozhoo everybody! It’s a BONUS episode of Native Lights - We’re celebrating our first season with a LIVE show from the Minnesota State Fair! The...

Bought by KQAL, WGZS, and KUMD


  • Added: Aug 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:51:51
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear how the White Earth and Leech Lake Bands of Ojibwe continue their efforts to straighten out a costly mis...

Bought by WOUB, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KMSU, WTIP, KUMD and more


  • Added: Aug 28, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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The Minnesota Indian Womens’ Resource Center recently teamed up with Hennepin County Library to host an Indigenous Comic Book Workshop in Minneapol...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KQAL and more


  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 9
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R.D. Zimmerman’s fascination with Russia took root with an introductory Russian language class at Macalester College in St. Paul. Britt Aamodt exam...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KSRQ, KVSC, KUMD, KBEM and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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Growing up in St. Louis Park, Thomas Friedman looked forward to afternoon golf games with Dad. Friedman figured he’d be a pro golfer. Britt Aamodt ...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KVSC, KSRQ, WTIP, KUMD and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10