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Jerry Cline and Don Kingston are longtime members of the local Vintage Car Club, and this 1946 Ford Coupe is one of nearly 250 classic cars that will be on display Sunday as part of the club's 25th annual car show. (Photo by Amy Chaffins)

A bit of nostalgia

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From shiny chrome to sweet paint jobs, the passion, persistence and detail that go into classic car restoration will be on display in Alexandria Sunday.


The Vintage Car Club's 25th annual Car Show is Sunday, June 30 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. This year, about 250 vehicles are expected to be on display. The show generally draws a crowd of about 1,200.

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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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