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Sheriff's office, police department phones down, 911 is working

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The phone issues at The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has been resolved. The system is operating at full capacity at this time.
As of 8:45 a.m. Friday, August 30, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Alexandria Police Department were experiencing phone problems.

The problems affected the administrative phones only, 911 was working.

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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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