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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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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281 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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Lake Itasca is one of Minnesota's most famous tourist destinations. It wasn't always that way...

Bought by KSRQ, KQAL, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 24
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The world's most famous detective has a large fan base right here...in Minnesota. Producer Allison Herrera tells us all about it.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, KVSC, KSRQ, Radio K and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
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Wanda Gag’s books “Millions of Cats” and “ABC Bunny” remain two of the most popular books for new readers. Allison Herrera explains why. .

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, Radio K, KVSC, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: An Image from Rosie Simas's "We Wait in Darkness".
This week on Minnesota Native News: Minnesota Chippewa Tribe election news, tribes shaping medical research, challenges facing Native performers, a...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KFAI, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KSRQ, WTIP and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 7
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Even when materials were scarce, Faribault Woolen Mill found a way to weave blankets for soldiers.

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Lake Harriet streetcar, Credit: (photo: Art Hughes)
Urban Minnesota transit was once a for-profit venture.

Bought by KUMD, KSRQ, KUMD, KKWE Niijii Radio, Radio K and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 16

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on Minnesota Native News -- new developments with Enbridge oil pipelines, an uptick in the number of Natives with college scholarships a...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KFAI, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 7