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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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
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Weekly series from KRPR radio, about happenings around town in Rochester, MN and surrounding areas.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Jun 20, 2019
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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
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30 Pieces

Memories and stories of Minnesota's Vietnam veterans.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 04, 2017
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Memories and stories from Minnesota's military veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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22 Pieces

Native American veterans explain why protecting our land and resources is an important part of Native culture and traditions.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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8 Pieces

Extended podcast versions of Kevyn Burger's interviews with some of the Minnesota Vietnam Veterans featured in the Ampers radio series

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Aug 24, 2017
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Memories and stories from Minnesota's WWII Veterans

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Oct 21, 2019
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34 Pieces

Family conversations exploring the question “what matters most?” to those involved in providing or receiving care in the last stages of life. Allina Health helped fund this project.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016

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Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe member Cheryl Minnema [MIN-eh-muh] published her first childrens book in 2014. And her second children’s book is out now....

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 18, 2019
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 1
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St. Paul based artist Julie Buffalohead has a new exhibit opening at the Minneapolis Institute of Art later this month. Buffalohead is a citizen of...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:39
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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about a big boost to a handful of organizations working with Native communities. We also hear about a ne...

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


  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we look forward to two very different grand openings. One is a permanent exhibit at the Minnesota History Cente...

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


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Red Lake Nation recently changed who can be a citizen. It used to require one-quarter Red Lake blood quantum. As Laurie Stern reports, the Minnesot...

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


  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 10
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This week… Women’s Handrumming groups gathered at the Cloquet Foresty Center to share songs and knowledge… to make drums, and celebrate community.

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


  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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In 1856, a group of men and women drove ox carts hundreds of miles from Wisconsin to Minnesota. Their settlement in Greenleafton became the first D...

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


  • Added: Oct 21, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Growing up in 1950s St. Peter, Minnesota, James McPherson immersed himself in comics and books about the Army Air Corps in World War II. The Civil ...

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


  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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It had never been seen before, a fully-enclosed shopping mall that sprawled over 500 acres in the Minneapolis suburb of Edina. Britt Aamodt tells t...

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


  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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In 1920, Sauk Centre native Sinclair Lewis became a sensation with the publication of his novel Main Street. Now the pressure was on for a follow-u...

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


  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11