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Column - Petrich bids adieu after 12 years

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Editor's note: After 12 years with the Echo Press and the Osakis Review, Greta Petrich has announced her resignation. This is her final column.


I thought writing my last column would be easy.

I envisioned a stirring retrospect of 12 years and more than 500 columns for two newspapers.

The reality is that the life of a newspaper reporter simply isn't that glamorous.

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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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