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Minnesota’s health care exchange utilizes all fifteen Ampers stations to reach underserved communities

Minnesota’s health care exchange utilizes all fifteen Ampers stations to reach underserved communities

Needing to reach students, small business owners, as well as minority and rural communities, MNsure, Minnesota’s new health care exchange, turned to Ampers, the Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations. MNsure is running a seven month underwriting campaign on all fifteen of Ampers’ local community radio stations. The messages are airing in English, Hmong, Somali, Oromo, and Spanish. | READ MORE
Ampers secures $4.3 million in state funding for community radio stations in Minnesota

Ampers secures $4.3 million in state funding for community radio stations in Minnesota

The Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations (Ampers) secured a record amount of state funding for its member stations for the FY14 – FY15 biennium. The Minnesota State Legislature awarded Ampers and its member stations $234,000 in equipment grants, $784,000 in community service grants, and $3.3 million for arts and cultural heritage programming. | READ MORE
KUMM to Serve as Minnesota Headquarters for College Radio Day

KUMM to Serve as Minnesota Headquarters for College Radio Day

The University of Minnesota, Morris’s student-run radio station, KUMM, will serve as the Minnesota headquarters for College Radio Day (CRD).

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Common Ground visits events of Northern Community Radio

Common Ground visits events of Northern Community Radio

Lakeland Public Television spent some time with ampers stations KAXE and KBXE. Watch the video and meet some of the great people behind the Northern Community Radio stations.

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MTV wants their Duluth radio

MTV wants their Duluth radio

The Star Tribune showcases KUMD, the college radio station for University of Minnesota-Duluth, being spotlighted on “College Radio Countdown,” a new program airing on mtvU, an affiliate network of MTV.

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Rez Radio: Indian Tribes Gain Sovereignty Over the Airwaves

Rez Radio: Indian Tribes Gain Sovereignty Over the Airwaves

The Atlantic highlights Niijii Radio, KKWE in this piece about native residents broadcasting their own unique takes on music, culture, and the state of the world.

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Great Northern Radio Show fills Bagley audience with laughter

Great Northern Radio Show fills Bagley audience with laughter

The Bemidji Pioneer highlights the March edition of the Great Nrothern Radio Show. A live 2-hour radio show produced and hosted by KAXE.

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Theater: Bemidji actor brings radio to life

Theater: Bemidji actor brings radio to life

The Bemidji Pioneer talks with Bemidji’s own Sara Breeze of KAXE’s Great Northern Radio Show. She’s part of a troupe of players who will spin stories of life around Bagley.

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The Beat: ‘In Minnesota, poetry matters’

The Beat: ‘In Minnesota, poetry matters’

Community Radio (KAXE) feature “The Beat”. Each day The Beat provides a daily reminder that, in Minnesota, poetry matters, and Minnesota poets are proving that every day.”

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Radio K: 100 years young

Radio K: 100 years young

The Minneapolis StarTribune showcases ampers station, Radio K at the University of Minnesota as they celebrate their 100th year!

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