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Native Lights: Where Indigenous Voices Shine

Native Lights: Where Indigenous Voices Shine

An unusual association of independent, community-based radio stations brought forth Native voices and faces for visitors to the Minnesota State Fair this year. | READ MORE
‘The People’s Station’: KMOJ-FM broadcasts for the Minnesota African-American community and beyond

‘The People’s Station’: KMOJ-FM broadcasts for the Minnesota African-American community and beyond

Chills are what can regularly happen via the warmth that KMOJ organically delivers. | READ MORE
KQAL Recognized for Outstanding Regional Journalism

KQAL Recognized for Outstanding Regional Journalism

Winona State University radio station KQAL was recently honored with three Eric Sevareid Awards at the 2019 Midwest Journalism Conference. | READ MORE
Minnesota’s Community Radio Stations find unique niche for covering Arts and Culture

Minnesota’s Community Radio Stations find unique niche for covering Arts and Culture

Community Radio stations in Minnesota have strengthened their Arts and Culture coverage through a unique program that provides funds to subsidize their programming. | READ MORE
Distinctive Grand Rapids-based Northern Community Radio explores the world through a local lens

Distinctive Grand Rapids-based Northern Community Radio explores the world through a local lens

In an era of media instability, Northern Community Radio is banking on the kind of sensibility found in that exchange – smart, topical, chatty – to remain vibrant in this region of blue-collar workers, cabin dwellers and outdoors enthusiasts. | READ MORE
KBFT and WTIP participating in new CPB grant program via	NFCB

KBFT and WTIP participating in new CPB grant program via NFCB

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) awarded a grant of $314,106 to the National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB) to work with 10 public radio stations serving rural communities as part of NFCB’s “Community Counts” initiative. | READ MORE
Ampers and the Steve Rummler Hope Network Create a Unique Partnership to Combat the Opioid Crisis.

Ampers and the Steve Rummler Hope Network Create a Unique Partnership to Combat the Opioid Crisis.

Ampers, the Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations, and the Steve
Rummler Hope Network are teaming up to fight the opioid crisis. The newly created partnership
will focus on opioid education, prevention, and awareness. | READ MORE
WTIP in Grand Marais: A deep-woods dose of radio charm

WTIP in Grand Marais: A deep-woods dose of radio charm

Listeners near and far have come to appreciate the little community station broadcasting on the tip of Minnesota's Arrowhead. | READ MORE
WTIP Announces Lineup for 11th annual Radio Waves Music Festival Sept. 7th – 9th

WTIP Announces Lineup for 11th annual Radio Waves Music Festival Sept. 7th – 9th

WTIP Community Radio has announced the lineup for the Radio Waves Music Festival, Sept. 7th - 9th, at Sweetheart’s Bluff in the Grand Marais Recreation Area. This marks the 11th year of the family-friendly festival, which features a diverse mix of local and regional artists. | READ MORE
WTIP Wins Prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for Feature about the Ham Lake Fire

WTIP Wins Prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for Feature about the Ham Lake Fire

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) announced April 25 that WTIP is
among the winners of the 2018 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. | READ MORE

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