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The Nation’s Largest State Association of Community Radio Stations Just Got Larger

The Nation’s Largest State Association of Community Radio Stations Just Got Larger

The Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations (Ampers), the nation’s largest association of its kind, is expanding yet again with the addition of WGZS-FM 89.1 in Cloquet, Minnesota. | READ MORE
Rez Radio: 4 tribal stations thriving in northern Minnesota

Rez Radio: 4 tribal stations thriving in northern Minnesota

The Star Tribune showcases KKWE, KBFT and KOJB and how these "stations in Indian Country have preserved the Ojibwe language and strengthened community."
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Ampers names new CEO and Program Director

Ampers names new CEO and Program Director

At its quarterly board meeting in Duluth this month, the Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations’ board of directors voted unanimously to make Joel Glaser the organization’s new chief executive officer. The company also announced that Erin Warhol will become Ampers’ new full-time program director. | READ MORE
Ampers Stations Garner AP News Awards

Ampers Stations Garner AP News Awards

Ampers member stations, KVSC, St. Cloud and WTIP, Grand Marais received awards from the Minnesota Associated Press. | READ MORE
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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