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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. Participating stations were chosen through an open application process and of the 10, two are Amper's stations,
KBFT (Nett Lake, Minnesota) and WTIP (Grand Marais, Minnesota) | 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 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. The awards recognize the best journalism
produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world.
In the small market radio category, WTIP won for Best News Documentary “Ham Lake Fire,” by Joe Friedrichs. | READ MORE
WTIP announces leadership transition

WTIP announces leadership transition

WTIP Executive Director Debbie Benedict, who’s been at the helm since 2001, is retiring from her position as of June 1. Deb will be further recognized and celebrated in the months ahead for her outstanding leadership and service to the station. | READ MORE
WTIP Celebrates 20 Years on the Air

WTIP Celebrates 20 Years on the Air

The North Shore's first local radio station celebrates it's 20th birthday this year! With over 1,200 members today, WTIP is an integral part of connecting people and building community along the North Shore. | READ MORE
The Nation’s Largest State Association of Community Radio Stations returns to the Minnesota State Fair

The Nation’s Largest State Association of Community Radio Stations returns to the Minnesota State Fair

The Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations (Ampers), the nation's largest association of it's kind, will be back at the Minnesota State Fair this summer. | READ MORE
Ampers invites all Minnesotans to attend and participate in a statewide Pow Wow

Ampers invites all Minnesotans to attend and participate in a statewide Pow Wow

The Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations (Ampers), The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Red Lake Nation, White Earth Nation, the Sanford Center, and the City of Bemidji are inviting all Minnesotans to attend and participate in "Minnesota's 2nd Annual Bemijigamaag Sanford Center Pow Wow" on Saturday, April 23rd at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. | READ MORE
The Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations makes first appearance at the Minnesota State Fair

The Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations makes first appearance at the Minnesota State Fair

This summer, the Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations (Ampers), the nation's largest association of its kind, is going to be at the Minnesota State Fair! | READ MORE
The Nation’s Largest State Association of Community Radio Stations Now Includes 18 Stations in MN.

The Nation’s Largest State Association of Community Radio Stations Now Includes 18 Stations in MN.

The Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations (Ampers), the nation's largest association of it's kind, is expanding yet again with the addition of
KRPR-FM 89.9 in Rochester, Minnesota. | READ MORE

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