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Column - It's time to think of truckers

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It's been many years since I've thought about trucks.

Bad idea considering trucks are everywhere and affect nearly every part of our everyday lives.


Last week, I spent some time visiting with Darrin Hensley, owner of Hensley, Inc. and one of his drivers, Larry Herzog.

While Herzog loves his life on the road it doesn't come without sacrifice.

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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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