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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

Station Spotlight: University of Minnesota, Morris’s KUMM-FM

College Broadcasters, Inc. recently spotlighted ampers station KUMM, U-90 in Morris. | READ MORE

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

The Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations’ board of directors has 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 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

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

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

The student radio organization will raise awareness of college radio stations. | READ MORE

Radio K chosen as Best Radio Station by City Pages’ Best of Minneapolis

What's so great about the K is that, as a college radio station, it's constantly changing. | READ MORE

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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