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Armed Forces Memorial to be dedicated October 5

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The community is invited to the Osakis Armed Forces Memorial dedication ceremony on Saturday, October 5 at 11 a.m. at Lion’s Park on the east side of Osakis. The memorial has been taking shape over the last few months. Hundreds of pavers have been sold and placed, honoring military vets.


The finishing touches will be done this week and planning is well under way. The ceremony will include patriotic fanfare, a keynote address, prayer, unveilings and lots of music.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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