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Douglas County commissioners gave the go ahead to County Park Superintendent Al Lieffort to apply for five grants that would expand or enhance several county parks.


One of the projects that could be funded by grants is a tournament quality horseshoe court at Deputy Sheriff Curtis A. Felt Memorial Park.

The park is located along County Road 42, across from Alexandria Golf Club.

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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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