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La Raza Radio Is Back on Twin Cities Airways

La Raza's quick comeback is thanks to the generous support of KFAI Fresh Air Radio 90.3 FM, a nonprofit station. | READ MORE

Staff and volunteers at Twin Cities community station protect studios, valuable archive amid protests

The police killing of George Floyd and the subsequent social unrest in the Twin Cities area have hit home for community station KFAI-FM in a way that few public radio stations can relate to. | READ MORE

KVSC stays on the air from remote locations

With the move off campus due to COVID-19 and the Stay at Home order, Goetzinger has slowed down somewhat, but he’s still busy helping keep KVSC on the airways from the basement studio in his New Prague home. | READ MORE

Nature chronicler goes with the flow

Despite a likely setback in his effort to bring phenology into more schools throughout the state, radio host John Latimer remains buoyed by nature. | READ MORE

WTIP wins prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award

In the small market radio category, WTIP won for the Best Podcast for the original “Boundary Waters Podcast.” | READ MORE

Ampers 2020 Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

Applications now open for the annual $1,000 Bryan Petersen Memorial Scholarship awarded to an
individual that is or will be pursuing a career in broadcasting in the State of Minnesota. | READ MORE

With listeners stuck at home, non-commercial radio plays a bigger role than ever

With more people stuck in their houses, either working from home or laid off, radio has the potential to play a bigger role in public life than it has in years. | READ MORE

A ‘prolonged tornado’: how north Minneapolis leaders are responding to the fallout from COVID-19

Bell said many of their listeners are gig workers, part-time employees or people who have been laid off, and they want to provide comprehensive information. | READ MORE

Minneapolis honors longtime KMOJ host

Walter, who can be heard everyday from 2-6 p.m., has been with the station 43 years. | READ MORE

Walter Banks Recognized For Over 40 Years As On-Air DJ At KMOJ

KMOJ’s Walter “Q Bear” Banks is more than just an on-air DJ, he’s the heart and soul of the radio station. | READ MORE

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