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Alexandria Police Sergeant Kevin Guenther at 50th Avenue and Highway 29. This intersection was voted “most frustrating.” MnDOT will reconstruct the intersection during 2015-2016.

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Editor’s note: Traffic can be frustrating so we’re having a bit of fun with this article, but please know, safety is of utmost importance on our roads. Drive safely, be patient and always obey traffic laws.


The bliss of living in a small town like Alexandria is avoiding nightmare traffic jams like commuters encounter daily in the Twin Cities.

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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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