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MN90: The Carlton Celebrity Room

The Carlton Celebrity Room was featured in the film Fargo. But Britt Aamodt tells us this dinner club was more than a piece of Coen Brothers fiction.

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Jules Herman & The First Champagne Lady

Producer Daniel Zamzow describes how a couple who met on the Lawrence Welk Show in the late 1930s began their Minnesota dance music career at St. Paul’s Prom Ballroom.

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The Unknown Enemy

Dennis Mitchell remembers being given a machete when he served in Vietnam—not as a weapon, but to clear the jungle. Eluding the enemy in the dense country was dangerous, and so was trying to distinguish the enemy among civilians who might be armed

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Ampers is a group of 18 different community radio stations throughout Minnesota. Each station is programmed by and for their specific community. The programming serves and teaches others about underserved populations including communities of color, new immigrants, Native American and rural areas not served by traditional media. This website showcases the work Ampers and its member stations create. Check back often because we add new content daily.

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Veterans' Voices a radio series exploring the knowledge, experience and leadership of Minnesota service members

Minnesota Native News a weekly radio segment covering ideas and events relevant to Minnesota’s Native American communities

Take Control of Your Health a series of short radio segments aimed at helping people make changes to improve their own health

MN90: Minnesota History in 90 Seconds a fun exploration of wide-ranging topics including sports, politics, environment, business, entertainment, pop culture, and more

Minnesota Music Notes celebrating noteworthy songs, artists, and musical performances

Minnesota Arts, Culture and History programs created from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund

Value Our Traditions/Sacred Tobacco a radio series about reclaiming and honoring traditional American Indian tobacco

Dakota War of 1862 a look at the events, peoples and places that shaped the Dakota War of 1862, and the catastrophic consequences of its tragic aftermath.

Keep Moving Forward a radio series featuring people with disabilities sharing perspectives, insights, and experiences


Minnesota Historical Society Steve Rummler Hope Network