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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208 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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12 Pieces

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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129 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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In 1865, Theodore Hamm established Hamm’s Beer in St. Paul. This beer became known for its cartoon bear and catchy jingle. But in 1973, Hamm’s sent...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, KQAL, KFAI, and WGZS


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Justine Kerfoot never intended to stay in Minnesota. But the Great Depression led her to the lodge on the Gunflint Trail and the wild spaces that w...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, KQAL, KFAI, and WGZS


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Beavers live in every county in Minnesota. Their large teeth can cut through a tree in minutes. Britt Aamodt wonders why beaver teeth are orange an...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, KQAL, KFAI, and WGZS


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 5
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In 1996, William Lyle was only trying to dig up gravel for his farm’s driveways. Britt Aamodt looks at what he found instead: the bones of a woolly...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, and KFAI


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Jeno Paulucci had a flair for deals and an eye for opportunity. Britt Aamodt has the story of the son of Italian immigrants who made it big with hi...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, KQAL, KFAI, and WGZS


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 5
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This week's Minnesota Native News previews Dodging Bullets, a new film about historical trauma.

Bought by KFAI, KVSC, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KMSU, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Sqeevercoon2 is the robot built by students at the Circle of Life Academy on the White Earth reservation., Credit: Melissa Townsend
This week on Minnesota Native News, the robotics team from White Earth’s Circle of Life Academy takes their robot to compete in the regional tourna...

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


  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear from Sean Sherman, The Sioux Chef, who is a finalist for a national culinary award. Here’s reporter Col...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about Native American Church’s lawsuit against the TSA and how it resulted in better training for scree...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:14
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear about the Native American Church’s lawsuit against the TSA and how it resulted in better training for s...

Bought by KFAI, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10