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Good grief. More rain.

A thunderstorm pushed through the Alexandria area on Tuesday, August 16 bringing with it heavy rain. Three-quarters of an inch of rain was recorded by the National Weather Service.


That's not what this part of the state needed.

Lakes are already beyond the Ordinary High Water Levels, creeks are swollen, docks are barely above water and people's moods are soggy after a wet summer.

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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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