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Those attending the Rose City Threshing and Heritage Festival explored farming techniques from bygone eras. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)

Harvesting memories in Rose City

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Today wrapped up the 30th anniversary of the Rose City Threshing and Heritage Festival. An assortment of vintage farming and other motor-driven equipment was displayed on the showgrounds. The drizzly weather deterred crowds Sunday morning, but as the sky brightened more people turned out to take a look around.


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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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