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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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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286 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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Individual stories from Minnesota Native news that make up the weekly newscasts.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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Documentaries and features from Minnesota Native News.

  • From: Ampers
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2016
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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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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about what urban Native leaders in South Minneapolis are doing about public health problems connected to...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 9
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When Steve McClellan first stepped through the doors of First Avenue, it was a disco club called Uncle Sam’s and he was looking for a job. Britt Aa...

Bought by KQAL


  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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No one could believe it. Prince was dead at 57. Fans congregated at his home in Paisley Park—and outside First Avenue. Here producer Britt Aamodt r...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Minneapolis hip-hop collective Doomtree had been hosting a popular annual Blowout at First Avenue since 2009. Britt Aamodt takes a look at the fina...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Summer 2010, the Twins had a new stadium, Target Field. And First Avenue, which had declared bankruptcy six years before, was bouncing back with a ...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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In Minneapolis, you couldn’t think of First Ave without thinking of Prince. But by 2007 the funk-rock icon hadn’t played there two decades when the...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1996, the Fugees were touring on the biggest single of its career. The Roots were an eclectic hip-hop band finally breaking into the top twenty....

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Who knew that when a new Minneapolis indie hip-hop label formed in 1995, it would find a home at the city’s most legendary rock club? Here’s Britt ...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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For many touring acts playing First Avenue/7th Street Entry, the club was embodied by a single man. Britt Aamodt takes a look behind the scenes wit...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Hardcore punk group Husker Du formed in St. Paul in 1979. Within a year, the band was headlining the new side stage at Sam’s (First Avenue), the 7t...

Bought by KQAL


  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1